Saturday, 3 August 2013

This Disgrace To Civilisation

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. 
He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. 
This disgrace to civilisation should be done away with at once. 
Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; 
I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. 
It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
 — Albert Einstein