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Call of Duty...

     Like arrows in the hands of a warrior, are quotes of words by the wise. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. 524 more words

Black and White

There are some conflicts in which neither side is clearly in the right or wrong, in which there is not really a black or white but shades of gray. 700 more words

What's Happening

Foundation: Do-It-Yourself Mythology

What do Hercules, Neo, Michael Jordan, and John Lennon have in common?

They’re all mythic.

At some point in time, people looked to these figures as paragons of human potential. 686 more words


The 'Lone Soldiers' of the IDF

Taken from The Bookwork Room.  Go read the whole thing.


Before this war, I’d never head the phrase “lone soldier,” although the concept is not new to me. 282 more words


Here but for the Grace of God

lightI was 6 years old. It was the rainy season in Yola and the rains had come in and come in hard. In Yola, rain tended to fall predictably. 959 more words

Childhood Memories

The first heroism

I was about three or four years old when I felt heroic for the first time, I remember. There was a seven year old kid named Subbu who lived next door. 222 more words

Under 4 Years

I, Too, Am America: Hate Crimes and Broken Cameras

By: zehra imam                 July 23, 2014

“I’m going to blow up your gas tank.”

Kikes are not wanted here.”

NEW YORK – Last week, a former Illuminated youth participant contacted me and shared these two messages that had been directed towards her. 434 more words