Originally Posted by BulletArc47
From the U.N guide
Really! More 740,000! If that many people are dying a year
lord knows we shouldn't have global population problems.
Impedes human development? I think mankind has developed pretty well considering all the crap that occurred in his long history. The truth is that those poor worn-torn nation's (No sarcasm intended) people just give into tyranny instead of actively taking a stand! Like the American Colonies! We didn't put up with tyranny, and neither should they!
Not legally-binding, but it ensure the states commit to arms tracing? That sounds pretty legally-binding to me. Not to mention the sheer economic cost of such an undertaking is ludicrous! They want member states, mind you most U.N states are undeveloped third countries who already have financial problems, to spend billions in arms and ammunition trafficking? The only nations whom could pull that off are the five founding members, and even those that already impose such restriction are barely staying solvent! *ahem European Union ahem*
What a bunch of redundant Marxist nonsense! Inflated numbers to drive people by fear; they're using the same tactics that they are supposedly against! This has nothing to do with human security. It all about subjecting control over sovereign states, out of fear of destructive war. War is hell everybody agrees with this, and war always should be the last resort, but sometimes there are no alternatives; some people only become peaceful when staring down a barrel of a gun, or the front of a warhead. What a bunch of rubbish!
Man this pisses me off!!
740,000 a year is nothing. The global population net increase is around 75 million per year
. That's after deaths from all
causes including old age. 740,000 is about 1 months worth of whoopie.