20th Century – Negative Developments

Science used for destructive purposes, e.g., rocket missiles derived from Newton’s laws of motion, gravitation and from laws of thermodynamics; atomic bombs derived from Einstein’s laws of relativity and physical science laws of atomic structure. 165 wars with 180 million total deaths and another 100 million deaths by political and civil repression and genocide in 14 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Virtual monarchy appeared under new names in fascist Germany from 1933 to 1945 and communist Russia from 1918 to 1953, where heads of state ruled with more absolute, unchecked and brutal power than the kings of the past.


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