An Inevitable Future
Socrates, born circa 470 BC. in The Great Quotations said, "I am not an Athenian, not a Greek. I am a citizen of the world." His conception of the "world" was limited, but he was an ancient Universalist.
Alfred Lord Tennyson - 1809 - 1892 - English poet. Yahoo, "Til the war drum throbbed no longer, and the battle flags were furled, in the Parliament of Man, the federation of the world." U . . .