The darkness of our wars

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December 20, 2010
Boston Globe
by James Carroll  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary, PND Commentary

"Tonight and tomorrow mark the rare conjoining of a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, and the winter solstice. Hear the dogs howl! ... Such heavenly alignments have long been taken as portents, prompting prehistoric sacrificial rituals designed to appease deities and ward off pestilence and war. But what if war is already the given fact of a people’s life?" [editor's note: One would at least hope advancement to enlightenment would include a commitment to peace; either this species is not destined for the light, or we're diverging along multiple evolutionary paths - SAT] (12/20/10)  

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