Then watch it from afar
Blood starts flowing
Body count starts growing
You may rightly ask after reading this article what earthly good will come of having written it? To be truthful, I don't rightly know; maybe nothing, maybe something. We live in a culture that accepts and even expects war. That must change or war will eventually annihilate humanity. To do nothing, to write nothing therefore is unacceptable to me. I like to think that seeking a better understanding of the chief warrior's deadly habit may be necessary before stopping the habit.
My favorite American historian,
the late Howard Zinn wrote the book, "A people's history of the
I'm going to examine very briefly
five issues concerning our warrior presidents and war itself. First, how many
military interventions have our presidents initiated and what has been the
grave count from those interventions? Second, why have our presidents been so
willing to send knowingly, countless people to their graves? Third, if war is
murder and since
How many "grave" choices have
Counting declared wars and other military interventions is difficult even in the Internet age where nothing seems to go untracked and unreported, but it is impossible to get any reliable estimate of total "grave" count from those interventions. Only cemetery keepers keep reliable tabs of their own plots. So my overall impression will have to do and it's really all I need to do since one death by force is one too many.