And when the story's finally told
That each man's heart was bought and sold
There was no enemy you see
Only the doubt in you and me
Towards the end, Hart concludes that there is no enemy. I think what he said applies to so much else we are told today.
Who is the enemy? The communists? The terrorists? The dictators? Why?
Who tells us about our enemies? Are they the same people who declare who are enemies are?
Conflict gets our attention. It directs us to believe in the moral superiority of one "side" or another. But there really is no enemy. There are only those who compete with one another to sell stories of conflict.