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War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning

War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning - Chris Hedges This book is a force that gives one meaning!

Filled with deeply personal accounts, Hedges exposes the difference between the Myth and Reality of War. Not afraid of introspection and the self-analysis that comes with it, the author delves into War's effect on the human psyche with brutal sincerity.

Everyone knows -- or thinks they know -- the physical destruction War causes. Not only does the book dwarf any idea one had about the sheer amount of physical destruction, it illuminates the destruction of culture, memory, and language which arguably is even more devastating.

I recommend this book for everyone, especially in the time of 'Endless War' we find ourselves. Anyone that is so quick to dispense War as a solution should really read this book and do a bit of self-reflecting.