"Force," Simon Weil wrote, "is as pitiless to the man who possess it, or thinks he does, as it is to his victim. The second it crushes; the first it intoxicates."
O, my God! Please read Chris Hedges on war. Please. I know this sounds like a hysterical fit, but I reading it right now and for the first time am feeling the horror of this permanent war. I can feel it and it makes me sick.