Tim Wallis explains why 2016 is an important year

In 1660, Quakers told Charles II that ‘all fightings with outward weapons’, was contrary to the will of God and the teachings of Jesus. At that time, the only outward weapons at their disposal were knives and swords, able to kill or wound a single person at a time. Nuclear weapons, capable of killing tens of thousands or possibly even millions of people in one instant, give a whole new meaning to the concept of fighting with outward weapons.

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