Some background first.
On FB, Wretchard introduced an Elon Musk tweet to the video below with the comment:
Naturally such a line caught my attention.
Then this was how Musk introduced the video:
This video definitely fits with my following of history and, if true, fills in more than one blank. Definitely worth a half hour at normal speed, or at least 18 minutes at 175%. As for the death toll potential of the conflict, I have heard no world leader actively opposing ideologies favoring large body counts.