Tag Archives: war

What is a balanced balance?

A balanced imbalance is hidden war. An imbalanced balance is oppressive peace.

Fascists believe that all politics is war.

They even believe that all economics is war. Sadly, they may have a point.

Is politics more like debate or war?

Sadly, the force of argument fails before the argument of force.

Bong Joon-ho, “Snowpiercer.”

Revolution, least of all in revolutionary war, redeems nothing. Yet some revolutionaries see the need for revolution anyways.

Herodotus > Thucydides.

History isn’t just war; it is everything.

How can I surrender?

I was never fighting to begin with.

The most dangerous game.

Politics is all fun and games until somebody gets killed.  

This is not a war.

There is no such thing as an intellectual enemy.

2011 “riots” in London.

Peace without justice is a hidden state of war.

Whatever the case, the two are not coequal.

Is war the absence of peace? Is peace the absence of war? Does war aim at peace? Does peace declare a kind of war?