The combined, and probably premeditated, Anglo-French Israeli punitive expedition against Egypt has again illuminated the narrow track we walk between survival and extinction. If, for many of us, this information has become fearfully redundant, for others it may have the salutary effect of making it clear that the challenge confronting the human race in our century cannot be resolved by recourse to past modes of political behavior or to a detached faith in History, blind and deified, like Justice. Such abstractions convert themselves into weapons for the concrete murder of humanity.
Politics used to be defined as the science of power, or the art of the possible; and, as such, politics is dead. We are learning, and it is a bitter l...
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