Required reading

War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning

Why do we go to war? Why do we like it when we get there? Why do we stay there, and go back? How does war change how we live and think and act? Chris Hedges spent a lot of time in a few wars and didn’t blink so much. What he discovered may surprise you.

No matter what you think of this current war or any war, read this book and understand it a little better.

The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life…

One thought on “Required reading

  1. Oh, God. Amen.
    I read that one about a year ago and it tore me up. Hedges is insightful and articulate and he cuts to the quick in so many ways. I was just about to post about that book in your other thread on war when I scrolled up and saw this…
    It’s sad, and painful to read in many ways, but encouraging too — encouragingthat there ARE voices out there articulating this stuff.

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