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Old 26-09-2014, 06:37 PM   #35
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Arrow Biological Warfare

The world is in ruins and there is little technology left apart from the firearms used to wage war.. In 1966, a biological weapon called the "wandering sickness" is used by the unnamed enemy in a final desperate bid for victory..By 1970, a local warlord called the "Chief" or the "Boss" has risen to power in southern England and eradicated the sickness by shooting the infected.. He dreams of conquering the "hill people" to obtain coal and shale to render into oil so his biplanes can fly again...On May Day 1970, a futuristic aeroplane lands outside the town. The sole pilot, John Cabal, emerges and proclaims that the last surviving band of "engineers and mechanics" have formed a civilisation called "Wings Over the World".. They are based in Basra, Iraq, and have renounced war and outlawed independent nations...

One of the major aspects of the creation of the World State is the abolition of all organised religion—an act deemed indispensable to give the emerging "Modern State" a monopoly over education and the complete ability to mould new generations of humanity..The abolition of Islam is carried out by the Air Police, who "descend upon Mecca and close down the main holy places", apparently without major incident..The most prolonged and formidable religious opposition envisaged by Wells is from the Catholic Church (there is little reference to Protestants)...

A benevolent dictatorship is a theoretical form of government in which an authoritarian leader exercises absolute political power over the state but is seen to do so for the benefit of the population as a whole. A benevolent dictator may allow for some democratic decision-making to exist, such as through public referenda or elected representatives with limited power...

Cameron:We must defeat 'poisonous' ideology of IS..Mr Cameron was speaking in favour of the UK being involved in airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq... this little planet with its winds and ways, and then all the laws of mind and matter that restrain him.. But... we're such little creatures. Poor humanity's so fragile, so weak. Little..little animals...
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