Sunday, September 12, 2010

A Portrait of War

There isn't a day that goes by where the heavy echoes of war escape us. Today, we live in a world filled with radical extremists, justified to maim and kill in the name of their god. The following story is my hideous wake-up call. It came at a time when wars were fought over more mundane causes - patriotism, democracy, communism, bigotry and territorial rights. This was back when building a bigger bomb was all the rage and nations proudly strutted their hardware in order to intimidate their neighbors and enemies.