Europe cannot survive another world war.
Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.
Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state, behind protectionism and militarism.
Concord, solidarity, and mutual help are the most important means of enabling animal species to survive.
But teleological considerations can lead no further than to a belief and a hope. They do not give certainty.
Moreover, if the territorial state is to continue as the last word in the development of society, then war is inevitable.
History shows us that other highly developed forms of civilization have collapsed. Who knows whether the same fate does not await our own?
A pacifist will often - at least nowadays - be an internationalist and vice versa. But history shows us that a pacifist need not think internationally.
Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism, militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state against the forward march of internationalism.
Within each such social group, a feeling of solidarity prevails, a compelling need to work together and a joy in doing so that represent a high moral value.