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Strife in the Middle East is the legacy of the world’s first and second-most popular religions, along with their less popular older sibling, Judaism. But near-constant warfare is also the result of imperialism and nationalism, and the military-industrial complex; there is no one not to blame.
Water may be the most abundant molecule on the surface of the Earth, but more than 99% of it is frozen, underground, or too salty to drink. Only .007% of the planet’s water runs in rivers and lakes, yet this precious amount sustains massive populations worldwide. Agricultural societies have long gone to war over water,…