Press cutting of article by WSC published in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, illustrated with a portrait photograph of WSC. Covers progress and developments in knowledge, technology and science and their use in World War I; the potential for extermination of the human race; possibility of another war in Europe; speculation on the development of explosive weapons "Might not a bomb no bigger than an orange be found to possess a secret power", and of pilot-less aircraft, chemical and biological weapons. WSC concludes by stressing the importance of the League of Nations.
Typescript with pencil annotations. Includes filing envelope with note that the article has also been used in [Thoughts and Adventures].