The settlers landed on the faraway planet of Yeonizfaox. They proceeded to enforce their religion on the inhabitants. “But we have always managed to survive without worshipping anyone.” “You have to worship our god before you can become civilised.” “But we have always lived in peace and harmony.” More settlers arrived. “Forget that god, ours …

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  “Naturally the common people don’t want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a …

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  The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. Aldous Huxley

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