The history of a nation can be compared to the biography of an individual. Things that have happened to the individual during the years of life will accumulate a syndrome that governs their thinking process and affects their reaction to all stimuli and the same is evidently true in the historical development of a nation. This history must be pondered and analyzed in the context of understanding and, at times, predicting or explaining the reaction of the body to current events. After considering all these factors, one can reach only one conclusion. Our nation is suffering from PTSD.
This writer is eighty years old and has spent a half century working with handicapped and deprived people and advocating on their behalf while caring for her own workung-class family. She spends her "Sunset Years" in writing and struggling with The (more...
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