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We learn about so many wars in history. How many years have we gone, in total, over all of human history, without any wars?

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  1. Unreliable_Reality
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    War has always been and will always continue to be a undeniable facet of both our past and present state. Look up Frederick Nietzsche's concept of the Will to Power. I think it offers, if not a very comforting outlook, at least a pragmatic, realistic one. I think, however, it is not so much war, that is most applicable to social reality, but violence.

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    Just guessing, but . . . ZERO.

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    Somebody is always fighting in this world. Heck, we could easily rule out the last 2000 years just because of the strife in the Middle East.

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    According to W.J.Durant, from 3421 years of documented history, there are only 268 years without war.

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    To follow that up that means less than 8% of history is without war.

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