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Paranoia — Cause of the Cold War

Paranoia — Cause of the Cold War

David Meakes July 2, 2018

Seneca, The Younger, over 2000 years ago, "Worse than war, is the fear of war."  President Franklin Roosevelt concurred 90 years ago, "All we have to fear, is fear itself." Paranoia is described as "delusions of supposed hostile intentions of others."  Three individuals with that mind set appear to have been the prime architects of the Cold War, which being 'cold' did not have specific batt . . .

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    David Meakes is a Canadian-born World War II veteran. He is ninety-five years old and a retired podiatris... read more

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