At 08:00 PM 11/12/2002, you wrote:
After much pondering, Steven Montgomery favored us with:
I was talking about civilized nations here. Internationally, beginning about the 1600's or so, there were several treaties which detailed nations conduct during war. Somewhat similar to the Geneva Convention for example, which proscribes signatories from bombing hospitals and outlines proper procedures for handling the captured (POW's).
So how successful have these rules been that attempt to make civilized that which cannot be civilized? --JWR
According to President Benson, one of the purposes of the Book of Mormon is so that armies will know how to conduct themselves during war. I can't find the reference right off hand but I remember the statement.

Steven Montgomery

"Nations are defined by their founders. George Washington set a standard of
selfless public service and heroic private virtue against which American
politicians continue to be measured - and found wanting - even today." --Steven W. Mosher
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