STUDYING WAR: HUB
Conflict. The choice for force.
How does ideology promoting force become engrained.
1. War sites.
2. Individuals in war.
What was their role. What were their choices.
3. What human traits foster mutuality, bridge differences.
Does ideology, begun early and repeated often, promote war unduly.
Dan with Down travels anywhere; digs into history; goes there.
Studying War: Hub. Here, explore war in its larger setting: What triggers conflicts, what determines weapons, how are skills learned for population control, including persuasion techniques. Defense, responses. What works.
Origins of war. Can it be contained. Analyze kinds of warfare.
over Teutonic Knights, Grunwald, Poland 1410
Jovan Plamenac, execution 1944, Montenegro. An academic, humanitarian: politically active during WWII. Memorial behind monastery, Cetinje, Montenegro. Many devotees.
Chemiakin (Shemyakin) sculpture grouping, Indifference. from Children are Victims of Adult Vices, Moscow.