It has been many years since I have read this document. It was released in 1969. It might even still be buried somewhere in your local library. But we need a little history background. This one is a classic.
The Rand Corporation has been around a long time. Rand is a semi-government agency in a way. They research using the world's finest scientists into the deep things behind what we believe to be so. The document I refer to is one of those reports. It was a report on the real causes of warfare on this planet. It was called "Report from Iron Mountain."
It came out at the very worst time for politicians in our history. Right in the middle of the Vietnam War that we were pretending that we were winning when in fact we were losing it big time on all fronts.
We have been presented with an intolerable situation in 1945. For the first time, the ramifications of warfare could and would destroy most of the planet. I refer to the big bombs we know of as "atomic bombs" and the result pollution of radiation that occurs in their aftermath.
It was no longer possible for nations to engage in complete warfare without destroying the entire planet. Yet (Read More....)