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Civil War, slavery, professors, and what the Army's been teaching cadets since the 1970s

During the last week, a video from the Prager University (not really a “university” in the sense of a place to get a degree… but I digress) became the “hot topic” within some Civil War discussions: 829 more words

American Civil War

Pride is a form of control; Pride is shame in disguise.

People talk about pride as a good thing.

“You should be proud of yourself” really means “You did what I wanted you to do”

“Where’s your pride!” really means “You’re not doing what I want you to do.” 331 more words


Voices of the First World War

I stumbled across this podcast about two years ago and I immediately fell in love. Developed by the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London, Voices of the First World War is a series of, at last count, 47 podcasts. 246 more words

First World War

ANZAC Celebration of War

Are We Celebrating War?

Every year, as the ANZAC ceremonies come around again and seem to exponentially grow in stature and public awareness, I ask myself, is the message we are sending our children the right one? 957 more words

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Lack of Religious Freedom Causes Wars, Not Religion

It never fails. Whenever terrorists’ attacks are reported, atheists or religion-hating trolls swamp the comment section of various news sites with vitriolic responses blaming religion as the sole cause of all the world’s ills. 1,625 more words


HR McMaster: Warrior Ethos Under Threat

A highly regarded US military officer, Lieutenant-General HR McMaster, currently Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Centre in the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, recently gave… 579 more words

States, War, and Causes.

A little Latin for our Monday; from Cicero of course:

Cīvitās bellum sine causā bonā aut propter īram gerere nōn dēbet.
The state ought not to carry out war without good cause or due to anger. 65 more words