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You're simply brilliant.

The 2nd casualty of war.

The first are the lives sacrificed for the gain of others.  Truth?  If we had enough respect for it during peacetime, there would be no war.  People only bother looking for the truth once the bombs have been dropped.  Truth is a casualty of intellectual laziness, not war.  The second casualty is sanity.  War wracks us with grief for the suffering and loss of our fellow man.  War enrages us at the sheer absence of civility and humanity.  War inundates us with more information than we can process, information meant to overpower not inform us, a different kind of weapon.  How can people remain sane and objective?  How can they concentrate and think clearly?

Tell me again why you're not coming to Paris in September?

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed Aug 20th, 2008 at 12:30:16 PM EST

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