Randolph Bourne

Randolph Bourne

(1886 - 1918)
BIO

Randolph Silliman Bourne (1886-1918) was born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and a graduate of Columbia University. Bourne is best known for his essays, especially his unfinished work “The State,” discovered after his death. Many who have never heard Bourne’s name are still familiar with his most famous line: “War is the health of the State.”

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War Is the Health of the State

War Is the Health of the State

By Randolph Bourne

"War is the health of the State." ~ Randolph Bourne

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