War is bad, actually.

It is bad when ordinary people are forced to enlist and die on behalf of states and governments. It is a misfortunate that ordinary people do not have any say whatsoever in war or peace except insofar as they are occasionally organized enough to play an autonomous role, in what are otherwise purely the affairs of states. Most people, most of the time, do not want to die – or for their children to die – or for others to die in their place – in order to attack or defend arbitrary strips of land on behalf of nationalist fantasies or the economic ambitions of their peacetime exploiters. It is normal and perfectly acceptable not to want to die so that a territory can belong to one imperialist bloc instead of another, in an era in which there is no longer any such thing as `national sovereignty,’ and has not been for quite some time.

No war between nations, no peace between classes.

I hope this has helped you get to know me a bit more.

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