11 November 2009

quote of the day-or-so

We ... perpetuate war by exalting its sacrifices.
The Americanization of Emily, via Sheldon Richman

3 comments:

  1. follow-up from Will Wilkinson on facebook: "What does the fact that we don't distinguish between service in just and unjust wars imply? Serving the state, not justice, is what matters?"

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  2. Saying stuff like this can get you labeled unpatriotic by those who conform and obey.

    I like it.

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