Naturally the common people don’t want war. Neither in Russia, nor in England,...– Hermann Goering, Hitler’s Reich Marshall, at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, as quoted by John Krakauer in Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman.
I’m reading John Krakauer’s Where Men Win Glory which is about Pat Tillman and the Afghanistan war. This quote and stream of thoughts went through my head and made me chuckle. “During the spring and summer of his 16th year [Pat] underwent a rapid transformation from a short wiry child, to a young man who stood 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighed 195 pounds.” Me: Oh hey that...
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Breathe deep the gathering gloom, Watch lights fade from every room. Bedsitter...– Moody Blues, Late Lament
fuckyeahgrux: Dave Matthews interview with NPR from 8/13/10
We waste all our time always talking about all thats wrong with the world. Why...– Alexa Ray Joel
One side says our weakness emboldens jihadis. The other side says our strength...– Jon Stewart
What Is It About 20-Somethings? →
A cover of The New Yorker last spring picked up on the zeitgeist: a young man hangs up his new Ph.D. in his boyhood bedroom, the cardboard box at his feet signaling his plans to move back home now that he’s officially overqualified for a job. In the doorway stand his parents, their expressions a mix of resignation, worry, annoyance and perplexity: how exactly did this happen? It’s happening all...