Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

"War Is Stupid And People Are Stupid"

Was there ever a war that wasn't popular- at least in its early stages?

The people of Israel are backing their government and the people of Lebanon are backing Hezbollah. 

When war breaks out, judgement, principle, commonsense dissolve into patriotic fervour. 

We all hate war, don't we? And yet...and yet...and yet....

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