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I Like Men Who Carry Guitars, Not Guns: An Anti-Vietnam Poster of Three Venuses Trying to Seduce Mars into Making Peace

  An anti-Vietnam War poster inspired by Aristophanes’s ancient Greek play, Lysistrata, in which the women of Athens and Sparta withhold sex from their men until they make peace.  Thus spoke Lysistrata toward the beginning of the play: We’ll paint, powder, and … Continue reading

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Lord Byron’s pro-war poem?

This untitled poem was written by Lord Byron in 1820:   When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home, Let him combat for that of his neighbors; Let him think of the glories of Greece and Rome, … Continue reading

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