Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
'[War] is not meaningless. It eats up the surplus of consumable goods, and it helps to preserve the special mental atmosphere that a hierarchical society needs.' - 1984
War is helpful to the humans. Of couse, we don't need this book to respect that. I think it has other positive purposes, too. 'War is peace.' Yes, I understand.