Northern Virginia Ethical Society

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Peace
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We uphold the right of all people to live their lives in peace. Believing in the supreme value of every individual, we condemn war as the ultimate rejection of human worth. We urge strengthening of United Nations peacekeeping machinery, and the simultaneous and rapid reduction by all nations of armaments and armed forces. While all types of armaments are a threat to peace, we particularly call for an end to nuclear arms, which threaten the survival of the human race. The right to live in peace implies the right to live free from outside domination and interference. We therefore support the right of all people to self-determination.
April 23, 1989
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