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August 12, 2013

"In our modern age, things no longer exist to perform their function."

Washing machines aren't designed to clean clothes, but to save water and energy.
Food isn't there to be eaten, but not eaten. And armies aren't there to win wars, but to be moral. And the truly moral army never fights a war. When it must fight a war, then it fights it as proportionately as possible, slowing down when it's winning so that the enemy has a chance to catch up and inflict a completely proportional number of casualties on them. Sultan Knish: Winning the Peace

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 12, 2013 9:38 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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