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Memorial Day; to Cry or to Rage?

As memorial Day ends to day perhaps we should reflect a bit about what it really means. It is generally accepted a s a day dedicated to the fallen soldiers, people visit graves and monuments and observe a moment of silence in respect for the many thousands…hundreds of thousands, of soldiers who have lost their lives in battle over time. For politicians it is a Must, to be seen participating in some ceremony for the dead soldiers.

The driving myth of war is that the soldiers who have already given their lives, should not have died in vain, that we MUST continue to avenge their deaths until victory is ours. Once a war starts, nobody dares to voice the thought that perhaps it may be better to cut, declare victory and run, rather than lose more of our own. No, that is hazardous to political futures. Continue reading

May 25, 2020 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment