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"War. War never changes. In the 21st century wars were still fought over the resources that could be acquired..."

"First there were the Oil Wars, then the Food Wars, the Water Wars, the Lead Wars..."
"The Lead Wars?" said Kes. "What was that about?"
"They started running out of bullets."
Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space

Why are you hurting these people?
It’s the oil, stupid.
Oil wars.
We are killing for gasoline!
Mad Max: Fury Road, Opening Narration

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Higgins: It's simple economics. Today it's oil, right? In ten or fifteen years, food. Plutonium. Maybe even sooner. Now, what do you think the people are gonna want us to do then?
Joe Turner: Ask them?
Higgins: Not now — then! Ask 'em when they're running out. Ask 'em when there's no heat in their homes and they're cold. Ask 'em when their engines stop. Ask 'em when people who have never known hunger start going hungry. You wanna know something? They won't want us to ask 'em. They'll just want us to get it for 'em!

Oil. War demanded the pure substance born in the sediment of rising continent. Vegetable oil wouldn't do. War was no vegetarian. War was a carnivore.
The Dragon in the Sea, by Frank Herbert
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