“This isn’t a battle, it’s a mass suicide.” – Unnamed British Officer, 3rd Battle of Ypres, part of a mutiny against the British Government
“Like all the members of the military profession, I never had a thought of my own until I left the service. My mental faculties remained in suspended animation while I obeyed the orders of higher-ups. This is typical.” Major General Smedley Butler, 2-time Medal of Honor recipient, War Is A Racket
If World War I occurred today, we would call it The Apocalypse.
Military casualties totaled over 13 million. Civilian casualties, never formally documented, have been estimated to be three to five times that number.
Need an analogy? Take the modern U.S. Army (half a million). Kill or wound that number of people 26 …
Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. – J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings
In the fantasy realm ofMiddle Earth, all races are unknowingly ruled by the influence of the One Ring, crafted to enslave them all. It’s an apt analogy for our current paradigm.
Come on! That’s just a story. These things don’t happen in real life.
Suppose if someone, had control …