Alvin Toffler | Criticism

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SOURCE: Cornish, Edward. “Can We Make Wars Kinder, Gentler?” Futurist (July-August 1994): 43-4.

In the following review, Cornish praises War and Anti-War as a important work that presents a disturbing look at the future of military warfare.

You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.

—Leon Trotsky

Trotsky's sardonic assessment remains as valid today as in his own time. The Cold War may be over, but hot wars continue, and so does the global arms race. So we need to pay attention to Alvin and Heidi Toffler's new book, War and Anti-War a readable but disturbing discussion on what war may be like in the future.

To begin with the really bad news, nuclear weapons may become so widely dispersed in the future that they may hardly be controllable at all. Even small groups like Asian warlords or Mafia families may have atomic bombs...

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