Bertrand Russell Quotes 366
Great States have, at present the privilege of killing members of other States whenever they feel so disposed, though this liberty is disguised as the heroic privilege of dying in defence of what is right and just. Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
In: Bertrand Russell: Has Man a Future? 1962, chap. 7: Why world government is disliked.
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