Pretended War

The loss of liberty at home is charged against provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.

James Madison
#twisdom #freedom

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Whose War

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.

Orwell

#twisdom #peaceEcon #inequality

War’s Little Brain II

We take to war because we have not enough vitality for the more difficult job of agreeing.
M.P.Follett

#twisdom #war #anthro

War Taxes

Two hours of every work day feed the red fiend of war.
Socialist proverb

#twisdom #war #taxation

War’s Little Brain

War is a monstrous failure of imagination.
Franz Kafka

#twisdom #war