I was thinking the other day about what I believe and stuff. And I realised that I basically can't make up my mind on any of the major issues of the day. I can always see both sides of the argument, which is a virtue I guess but its also annoying and means I could never be Prime Minister.
For example, I think I belive in not renewing trident, and I'd even go as far as to say unilateral nuclear disarmament. But then is that ridiculous? I mean Britain is in a good position among nuclear nations to be the one to set an example to the others and be the first. And who are we to say to other countries (Iran) that they cant have them but we can?
But then again, who knows where the world is going- Britain might be in a vulnerable security position in as little as 10 years time, everything could go horribly wrong and the world might start fighting. And to be honest, I would trust our government more than that of Iran to be responsible with nuclear weapons (ie NOT use them, which Iran/Venezuela/China might do, I dont know).
But then again, a deterrent is not a good enough excuse to have them because after all they are the most destructive instruments known to man and capable of causing unkown destruction and pain that could last generations into the future. So even if we were subject to a nuclear attack it would be morally wrong in my opinion to retaliate, so it is pointless having them.
But then again, its just a deterrent - we will never use them because no-one would be stupid enough to launch a nuclear attack on a nuclear nation.
But then again, who knows who will be in government in 10, 20 or 100 years, especially if the world goes to sh!t environmentally/politically/etc, and whether that government will use nuclear weapons.
But then again....and so on.
so basically yeah, I cant make my mind up ever.
is this a bad thing?