Wendell Berry Quote

National defense through war always involves some degree of national defeat. This paradox has been with us from the very beginning of our republic. Militarization in defense of freedom reduces the freedom of the defenders. There is a fundamental inconsistency between war and freedom.


Citizenship Papers (2003) - The Failure of War

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National defense through war always involves some degree of national defeat. This paradox has been with us from the very beginning of our republic....

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National defense through war always involves some degree of national defeat. This paradox has been with us from the very beginning of our republic....

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National defense through war always involves some degree of national defeat. This paradox has been with us from the very beginning of our republic....

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National defense through war always involves some degree of national defeat. This paradox has been with us from the very beginning of our republic....