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When the largest industry in the world is no longer War, I will accept Darwin’s theory of Evolution.
~Dale S. Mugford
For me war has become a flat, black depression without highlights, a revulsion of the mind and an exhaustion of the spirit.
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
~General Omar N. Bradley
Chauvinism is a proud and bellicose form of patriotism…which equates the national honor with military victory.
~Colonel James A. Donovan, Marine Corps
Under conditions of peace the warlike man attacks himself.
I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
About the quote: This quote comes from “Homage to Catalonia,” Orwell’s 1936 eyewitness account of the Spanish Civil War.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable
About the quote: from his ‘Politics and the English Language.’
War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.
It is far easier to make war than peace.
“My country right or wrong” is like saying, “My mother drunk or sober.”
~G. K. Chesterton
There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance.
There’s no difference between one’s killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It’s exactly the same thing, or even worse.
Every move we make in fear of the next war in fact hastens it.
Mankind is becoming a single unit, and that for a unit to fight against itself is suicide.
In peace, sons bury their fathers; in war, fathers bury their sons.
The lies the government and media tell are amplifications of the lies we tell ourselves. To stop being conned, stop conning yourself.
About the quote: in his article “From Fear to Eternity,” Vanity Fair, March 2005