Alva Myrdal

Alva Myrdal

Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1982, together with Alfonso Garcia Robles.
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of "balance" and "deterrence".More Alva Myrdal quotes [07/25/2011 09:07:33]
It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes.More Alva Myrdal quotes [07/25/2011 09:07:36]
Because war and preparations for war have acquired legitimacy, and because of the tremendous proliferation of arms through production and export, so that they are now available more or less to all and sundry, right down to handguns and stilettos, the cult of violence has by now so permeated relations between people that we are compelled to witness as well an increase in everyday violence.More Alva Myrdal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the patriarchal family, with its division of functions between a providing and protective father and a home-making, submissive mother, however satisfactory it may have been in its time, has outlived its day. Bread-winning is no longer a monopoly of men, and home-making should no longer be the monopoly of women.More Alva Myrdal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
War and preparations for war have acquired a kind of legitimacy.More Alva Myrdal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Eugeny Antonuk For the most part, the past is formed by habits and cycles, so the past is predictable by the habits of the present. "And there is nothing new under the sun." [09/14/2018 04:09:56] More