Ooops! And what would ‘Remembrance Day’ be without a bit of remembering: WAR STORIES — David Swanson | World Beyond War

Taking Sides


by David Swanson, World Beyond War


The late Eduardo Galeano’s forthcoming book, Hunter of Stories, has five or ten sentences on each page — each page a tiny story, their combination engaging and powerful. Galeano includes the story of a war resister who chose to die rather than kill, and that of an Iraqi who foretold and pre-grieved the 2003 looting of the National Museum, also the story of former drone pilot Brandon Bryant who quit after killing a child and being lied to that the child had been a dog, not to mention the story of the World War I Christmas truces. These are all true stories, some new and some familiar, all well documented elsewhere, but Galeano doesn’t bother with the documentation here. He simply tells the stories — extremely simply, he tells the stories. He inspires me to…

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“Why, Really, the Nazis Won the War”

Image: “Open confession of dictatorship is far less dangerous than sham democracy. One can defend oneself against the former; the latter is like a creeper attached to the body of a drowning man.” - Wilhelm Reich, The Mass Psychology of Fascism Check out the following article, and then you will know why many folks, … Continue reading “Why, Really, the Nazis Won the War”

“Occult Worship – Hollywood’s Other Dirty Secret That Everyone Knows of But No One Talks About”

Image: Although I hold to no religion, I still believe there is more to this world and universe than meets the human eye, mind and intellect. Deterministic-physical science fails miserably when attempting to explain that which has no scientific explanation. Science is merely one more imperfect product of fallible, finite man. There is so … Continue reading “Occult Worship – Hollywood’s Other Dirty Secret That Everyone Knows of But No One Talks About”