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Originally Posted By: logtroll
I propose that we dedicate each and every Memorial Day to finding, and inculcating, a human aversion to war. We should seek to strip war of any glorification, while still treating its victims (soldiers and civilians), throughout history, with respect.

We need to separate the words "patriot" from "military", and make the avoidance of war a more patriotic endeavor than the sacrifice of lives from waging war.

You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.
R. Buckminster Fuller