the Buddhist emperor Ashoka, of the Mauryan dynasty, had imposed a royal ban on killing animals, revised the judicial code to ensure due process for prisoners, endowed traveling doctors and roadside facilities to treat the sick throughout his empire, publicly declared his respect for all religions, and invited teachers of all faiths to come exchange ideas in Pataliputra.
When Roman “Barbarians” Met the Asian Enlightenment
Ben Thomas

Seriously how is it that the world I would love to live in existed in the past? Why aren’t we doomed to repeat this kind of history instead of the warlike stupidness???