Atrocities and Choice…

“No atrocities are committed unless human beings choose to commit them.” (The Economist, 20190, p.15). Reference The Economist. (2019) Climate of Fear: How to Think about Global Warming and War. The Economist. 25 May 2019, pp.15-16. Advertisements Advertisements

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The lesser evil…

“War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.” George Orwell (1903 to 1950) Eric Arthur Blair, better known as George Orwell was an English novelist, essayist, and critic famous for his novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949), the latter a profound anti-utopian novel that examines the dangers of totalitarian rule.

To The Frontline…

“After three days on the train, their worries about going to the Sino-Vietnamese border were confirmed when the train stopped at Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. About 120 CA-10 trucks picked up thousands of men at the station and took them to the border. Many recruits cried on the road. The next morning, a… Read More

My Ornaments…

“Arms are my ornaments, warfare my repose.” Miguel de Cervantes (1547 to 1616), from Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes, in full Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, was a Spanish novelist, playwright, and poet, the creator of Don Quixote (1605, 1615) and the most important and celebrated figure in Spanish literature. His novel Don Quixote has been… Read More