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" Will war be our next business, Glaucon, or what shall we do? "
" We shall go to war."
" And let us not yet," I said, " attempt to decide whether war produces evil or good, but let us simply state that we have discovered the origin of war (17) arising, as it does, from causes which, in nearly every instance, bring upon states disasters both public and private."
" Unquestionably."
" And still further, my friend, our State must be enlarged by no small accession, but by a whole army, which must go forth and do battle with the invader in defense of all our property, and in defense of those persons whom we mentioned just now."
" What! " said Glaucon, " will not the citizens be able to take care of themselves ?"
" Not," I answered, " if you and all of us were correct in our admissions when we were founding our State; and we admitted, I think, if you remember, that one man could not follow many occupations successfully."
" You are right."
" Well then," I said, "does not the practice of war seem to be an art in itself? "
" Certainly."

17. Overpopulation within a given territory, according to Plato, necessitates war. Sir Thomas More dissents from this view; he finds the origin of war in the vaulting ambition of princes. Compare Utopia, book I, page 11, Temple Classics Edition, 1898.

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