Waiting for the presidential debate? Here's food for thought by NYC taxi driver and author Eugene Salomon:

When I was growing up in the late ‘50s and throughout the ‘60s, the seriousness of even the possibility of nuclear war was very much in the public consciousness. I would say that it and the arrival of television were the two things that shaped the psychology of my generation. These two developments created a significant “generation gap” between us Baby Boomers and our parents, actually. They had lived in a world where nuclear bombs and televisions did not exist. This resulted, I think, in a different view of the world for us and certainly a different view about warfare. For all the millennia preceding the advent of the atomic bomb, warfare meant men fighting directly against other men with some sort of hand-held weapon or by shooting short-range explosives at each other. Even in the most horrific wars, it was still understood, if not consciously then subconsciously, that w...

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