Introduction The Underground City (Chinese: 地下城; pinyin: Dìxià Chéng) is a Cold War era bomb shelter consisting of a network of tunnels located beneath Beijing, China. It has also been referred to as the Underground Great Wall since it was built for the purpose of military defence. The complex was constructed from 1969 to 1979… Read More
Influence: Sought or Unsought…
“The conjunction of an immense military establishment and a huge arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence – economic, political, and even spiritual – is felt in every city, every state house, and every office of the federal government … In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition… Read More
Military Science vs Non-Military Science
“The elephant in the room, Pigliucci says, is that scientific and technological advances have allowed us to group into vast nations, and the biggest winner from that seems to have been the military complexes designed to keep one scientifically armed nation from massacring another. The money we spend on military science and its applications far outweighs all other “public… Read More
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