John Samuel​ reflects on the tragedy of forgetting the reason for remembrance.

John Samuel​ reflects on the tragedy of forgetting the reason for remembrance.

I do not entirely agree, having seen the somber and respectful families last night at the vigil. Yes, the popular press, some politicians, and some business forces seek to change the message, but many remember, and are passing the real message on to the next generations.

Originally shared by John Samuel

When I was growing up, and coming to realise that there is no glory in war[1], I came to appreciate the wisdom of Australia, and New Zealand, commemorating a defeat.
http://piratesobg.wordpress.com/2015/04/25/losing-wisdom-for-mythology-anzac-day-2015

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  1. You may well be right, sometimes I fear that I am more cynical about the world than is justified.

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