...after many long years of prolonged violence and nursing the wounded, the opposing forces rendezvous in a third-party venue to discuss the conflicts of interest. many issues were addressed at great lengths, but few are resolved. in the end they found one common ground, a ground in which both sides can stand firmly upon without inconveniencing the other party. in that ground a small red rose bloomed in an endless field of green. and within that red rose grew a tiny ceramic statue of Karl Marx. and that's the story of socialism.
- an excerpt from an unfinished children's book