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  • War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.

    02/19/2003 1:54:25 PM PST · by ShelleyAa · 12 replies · 2,036+ views
    Recently my son sent this quote to me. Would any have an interest in commenting on the substance of the stated? War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing that is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better [people] than himself." -- John Stewart...