Sunday, February 19, 2006

The first time as tragedy, the second time at such a scale that the mind boggles.

"the Great Powers may proclaim their respect for law at every opportunity, but they will not allow anyone but themselves to decide what the law is in concrete cases."
- Carl Schmitt, Die Kernfrage des Volkerbundes, page 54. Quoted in The Nomos of the Earth, page 14.

1 comment:

  1. you said it. because there is no rival; there is no limit.