The priest killed their victims on top of the pyramids. They would stretch them over a stone alter and strike them in the chest with an obsidian knife. They would tear out the still-beating heart and raise it thus to the sun. Most of the victims were prisoners of war, which justified the ideas of wars as necessary to the life of the sun: wars meant consumption, not conquest, and the Mexicans thought that if they ceased the sun would cease to give life.  (page 129, Mical, Surrealism and Architecture)

Likewise in the horror fiction Cyclonopedia, Reza Negarestani speculates that warmachines dont create war but

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