Use of Weapons - Iain M. Banks

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Za-kalwe, in all the human societies we have ever reviewed, in every age and every state, there has seldom if ever been a shortage of eager young males prepared to kill and die to preserve the security, comfort and prejudices of their elders, and what you call heroism is just an expression of this simple fact; there is never a scarcity of idiots.

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honchkrowabcd 1 year, 9 months ago
Yes, young males who fight for the country often without a choice are obviously all idiots and don't deserve any credit at all for their work.
kiriiya 2 years, 1 month ago
I came eight times while reading this quote.
mumma 3 years, 6 months ago
damn good quote

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