Adil Majid

163 days ago

“A system of this sort—one that produces and exalts generations of hopeless soldiers—requires millions of individual lies and necessitates discarding inconvenient truths.”

Lies We Tell Ourselves

Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose, But young men think it is, and we were young. — A. E. Housman, 1859-1936 Seven of my soldiers are dead. Two committed suicide. Bombs got the others in Iraq and Afghanistan. One young man lost three limbs. Another is paralyzed.