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Utopia is Dissent

  • Would the world be a better place if everybody shared the same opinion, e.g. if everybody agreed with you on everything?
  • If yes, then what is wrong with war? War is a step in the process of creating a uniform world, a world with only one opinion.
  • If not (if the world is a better place precisely because we have different opinions), then it comes as no surprise that we have wars.
  • It sounds like Utopia is somewhere in the middle: there are multiple opinions, but they are few and they are relatively similar.