Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes

It's nasty, brutish, and short.

A pre-emptive war in ‘defence’ of freedom would surely destroy freedom, because one simply cannot engage in barbarous action without becoming a barbarian, because one cannot defend human values by calculated and unprovoked violence without doing mortal damage to the values one is trying to defend.

—J. William Fulbright

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