The Slippery Slope: Rolling Downward, No Brakes, Nuclear War

Pollack, Norman
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/10/the-slippery-slope-rolling-downward-no-brakes-nuclear-war/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  10/10/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19945

Policy is not a discrete entity; indeed, instead, it is a cumulative force, broadening in scope and direction, as it -- in this case -- plunges toward self- and global-annihilation. Destruction is in the very air we breathe, as though Thanatos looming overhead, because exceptionalism is reaching a point of satiety and feelings of emptiness and alienation make other than war and dominance meaningless.

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