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War

I’ve recently had an insatiable desire to learn about the Vietnam war, and last night I stumbled across: The Fog of War ~ Documentary about Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara’s Experience. It is an interesting “drive by” cruise through the mind of Robert MacNamara, the controversial Secretary of Defense leading into the war. There’s not [...]

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  • Almost Random Quote

    The dreaming world, they’d think we were crazy. Those people still in bed, they’d be asleep another hour, then washing their faces, under their arms, and between their legs, before going to the same work they did every day. Living that same life, every day.

    Those people would cry to find us gone, but they would cry, too, if we were boarding a ship to start a new life across some ocean. Emigrating. Pioneers.

    This morning, we were astronauts. Explorers. Awake while they slept.

    These people would cry, but then they would go back to waiting tables, painting houses, programming computers.
    — Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted, 2005