Posts Tagged ‘Veterans Day’

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. I hope longtime readers will forgive my republishing this piece, but I can think of no better way to honor the soldiers who died than to keep their memories alive. I am immensely and forever indebted to Gilles Thomas and Gilles Chauwin […]


As a lifelong pacifist, part of me feels conflicted about observing Veterans Day. It seems misguided to celebrate war. Upon further reflection, though, I realize that it’s me who is misguided. As someone who has never feared an invasion or felt a dictator’s oppression, it’s easy for me to reduce war to a word. (“Horrible” […]