Tag: peace

  1. The times in which we live.

    14 December 2011

    Can you remember ever having lived in a time of peace?

    Seriously. Give it a little thought.

    This is something I've been thinking a lot about lately, and I've reluctantly come to the conclusion that I can't think of a single period of time beyond a week or two in all the years I've been alive that I've known anything like peace in the geopolitical sense. I was born in the late 1970's with the horrors of the Vietnam War fading slowly in popular memory. Even though I was too young to really record any memories the Vietnam War was …