| Quote #7
"We must have a bit of a fight, but I don't care about going on long," said Tweedledum. "What's the time now?"
Fighting, both verbal and physical, are assumed to be inextricable parts of life. Ridiculously, Tweedledum and Tweedledee schedule their fight so that they can fit it in before a meal. It doesn't seem to occur to them that they could not fight.
| Quote #8
"Who are at it again?" she ventured to ask.
The battle between the Lion and the Unicorn is entirely pointless, since neither of them can have the thing he's fighting for. How many real-world battles suffer from the same illogic?
| Quote #9
"Well, we must fight for her, then," said the Red Knight, as he took up his helmet (which hung from the saddle, and was something the shape of a horse's head) and put it on.
No matter how many rules there are, battle and warfare are never truly civilized as long as people are trying to kill each other. At least, that seems to be the upshot of this passage – what do you think?