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I’d apologize if it were possible

 

Together some of us die, and others of us become millionaires, perhaps billionaires.
Together some of us die, and others of us become millionaires, perhaps billionaires.

If World War I was a bar fight.

I didn’t “start the joke” and only a very small portion of “the world was laughing” but now I feel sick about having even smiled at some of it. It’s clear that the only folks who CAN laugh at war-jokes are those of us lucky enough or dare I say, conniving enough, to have STAYED OUT of the ones going on all around us. You know, those wars which our kids, our contemporaries or their kids, or our parents have been (or were, or are being) suckered into or worse yet…dragged off into.

I’d apologize to my father – if it were possible – for having thought a WWI joke was amusing, because he was dragged off to WWII and then, after only a few short years, conscripted again in the U.N. skirmish in Korea.

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