Iran:Sociologists Without Borders are against war on Iran

In Sociologists Without Borders’ blog, we read a petition:”war is not compatible with democracy. As Max Weber wrote, war means use of violence and force against civil society. Therefore,“War for Democracy” or, as Antonio Negri puts it, “ War for Peace!”is paradoxical. In democracy lies peace and, in fact, violence by the abuse of the term democracy will legitimize violence.”

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