Non-Military Weapons of Mass Destruction
14 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Date Written: June 26, 2018
We normally assume that weapons of mass destruction are military weapons that are nuclear, chemical or biological. Yet the non-military weapons of mass destruction, e.g., environmental pollution, populism, unemployment, religious fanaticism, trade wars, etc. can be even more devastating, probable, and perennial. Their ubiquitous presence has lulled us; we have got used to them; and we die a slow death because of them. This is a matter of great concern to the millennials because each will face these weapons on a daily basis in various mixes in their lives.
Keywords: weapons of mass destruction, environment, populism, unemployment, religion, trade wars
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