"Even while continuing to honor the memory of the fallen, we must never lose our horror, never try to integrate war and its consequences into our longing for the sacred...If we confront mass death naked, stripped of all myth, we may have slightly more chance to avoid making the devil's pact with that aggressive nationalism whose blood trail has marked (the last) century."
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Tuesday, August 16, 2005
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The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.
General George Washington