About War: Much Sobering Truth

St. Augustine of Canterbury

"Our 'leaders,' seem now dedicated to a megalomaniacal lust for domination," says Clyde Wilson in this excellent Chronicles essay on the discouraging history of the US war habit.

Tradition in Action adds a new folk song to its series.  This time it is the rousing Scotland the Brave.  Interestingly, the lyrics were only written in 1951.

"Order is better than chaos."  A tradition-minded historian offers an overview of what it means to be civilized in this YouTube video, via an Orwell's Picnic post on the destruction of ancient Syrian artifacts.

 

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