Reprinted with permission from Uexpress.
Even if humankind lasts another 100,000 years, which seems unlikely, we may never have peace on Earth. Human beings seem wired for conflict, for envy of the neighbor, for hatred of the other. Besides, experts predict that climate change will bring on ever more strife as the hard-pressed and unlucky — residents of low-lying island nations, for example — begin mass migrations to higher ground and safer sanctuaries.
But even if prayers for lasting peace are never to be answered, we can keep seeking that long-sought end to conflict, can’t we? We can continue to pray and work for peace on Earth, right?…