The Author's Discourse with his Master is a Perfect Satire

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The author's discourse with his master is a perfect satire on the peace maker European world. Explain.

      The author exposes all the vices, cruelties and the hypocrisies of the European world in his various discourses with the master horse. The author first comments on the frequent wars among the European nations that causes mass destruction of both men and property. When the master horse asks the reasons behind these wars, he answers that they are innumerable, and mentions a few of the chief such as: sometimes the ambition of Princes, who never think they have land or people enough to govern; sometimes the corruption of ministers, who engage their master in a war in order to stifle or divert the clamor of the subjects against their evil administration. The difference in opinions has cost many millions of lives: for instance, whether flesh is bread, or bread be flesh; whether the juice of a certain berry be blood or wine; whether whistling be a vice or a virtue; whether it be better to kiss a post, or throw it into the fire; what is the best color for a coat, whether black, white, red, or gray; and whether it should be long or short, narrow or wide, dirty or clean, with many more. He tells the master that none of the wars are so furious and bloody; or of so long a continuance, as those occasioned by difference in opinion, especially if it be in things indifferent.

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