Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I totally agree with you.  I don't even think that all of us are 'normal' anymore, given what we learn is going on everyday.  We are continually constrained by a natural 'defense/survival mechanism' to put aside the horror we cannot accept, while we feel individually helpless to change it.

Anecdotal photos of joy at the end of fighting only represent a few moments and are not the real-life consequences that pervade the lives of fighters and society during and after war.  Most people cannot face that reality and limit their world view to what they can handle.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Tue Jan 20th, 2009 at 08:54:15 AM EST
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