well, i guess as a whole community, it is possible to give pressure on governments through protests or petition. As individuals, i think nothing can be done.
btw, do you find that presentation pretty smart? they know that people are starting to get abit insensitive on percentage figures, so they just say "if there is 100 people....and in proportions". really find this kind of presentation method a beauty.:thumbsup:
well, i think defensive weapons are okay. without it, it makes a country quite vulnerable. but then again, if only all countries have trust, there wun even be the need for defence. sadly, that's overly idealistic.
this reminds me of a quote:
"......SHUT UP AND KEEP QUIET." Mr Sha, China's Ambassador(UN) to the US, telling them to stop carping about China's defence spending