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    ‘You’re wounded!’ ‘Nay,’ his soldier’s pride
    Touched to the quick, he said:
    ‘I’m killed, Sire!’ And his Chief beside,
    Smiling the boy fell dead.
    Robert Browning (1812–1889)

    It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to whom abundance spells disaster, and to whom unlimited energy means unlimited power for war and destruction, there is an ominous cloud in the distance though at present it be no bigger than a man’s hand.
    Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882–1944)