War is a war between images.

Douglas Kellner: “In 1967, Baudrillard wrote a review of Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media in which he claimed that McLuhan’s dictum that the medium is the message is “the very formula of alienation in a technical society,” and he criticized McLuhan for naturalizing that alienation.1

Philip Roth, American Pastoral: “What [is] the whole sick enterprise, other than angry infantile egoism thinly disguised as identification with the oppressed?”

http://www.uta.edu/huma/illuminations/kell26.htm

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