SINCE THIS PEACE CANNOT BE AFFECTED OR BE GUARANTEED WITHOUT A COMPACT AMONGNATIONS, THEY MUST FORM AN ALLIANCE OF A PECULIAR KIND. WHICH MIGHT BE CALLED APACIFIC ALLIANCE (FOEDUS PACIFICUM), DIFFERENT FROM A TREATY OF PEACE (PACTUMPACIS) INASMUCH AS IT WOULD FOR EVER TERMINATE ALL WARS. WHARE THE LATTER ONLYFINISHES ONE.IMMANUEL KANT: Perpetual Peace, 1795Königsberg, East Prussia. "OH, FRIEND, IF YOU ARE CLEVER, TAKE ME IN YOUR HANDS, BUT, IF IT IS TOO HARD FOR YOU TOREAD ME, THROW AWAY WHAT YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND. NOT EVERYONE IS ABLE TOUNDERSTAND MY STYLE, AND VERY FEW LIKE ME."
THUCYDIDES, 400 B.C.
" for writing this book will be clear to every one who takes time out to read it thoughtfully andprayerfully. As a historian I saw quite clearly WHAT the consequences of our interference with the Europeanconflict will be. I saw clearly that one of the two totalitarian powers, fascism or bolshevism, must be victorious,according to which side we Americans with our inexhaustible resources and unequaled mass production willtake. Our leaders decided for the sinister powers of communism and atheism and helped them to victory. Ourforces made a heap of ruins of the bulwark of Christianity and the white race, Germany. Now we find ourselvesforced to take over all the duties which the Germans fulfilled FOR a thousand years, if we feel the responsibilityof rescuing the most precious treasures of mankind, Christian culture and civilization.As a theologian I am familiar with the Old Testament and the Talmud and know what things men are able to dowho draw the nourishment of their souls only from those sources. Since the physically and mentally sick latePresident surrounded himself with advisers who, according to their spiritual background, reject the Savior andPrince of Peace, it was evident to me that the end of the war could not bring peace but chaos and unspeakablemisery for all mankind. Bernhard Baruch from Königsberg, the so-called "elder statesman", Henry Morgenthaufrom Mannheim, Felix Frankfurter from Vienna, Albert Einstein from Berlin, Mrs. Rosenberg from Budapest,Sam Rosenmann, Roosevelt’s ghost writer, Sidney Hillman, the labor leader, and many others who advised thePresident, had but one thought in mind, that of revenge as we read in Joshua 6, 21-25 at the capture of Jericho’.