In this Thursday afternoon stream I discuss the ramifications of World War I on history, the chaos that is engulfing our country and how we can overcome it, and I read several poems that have relevance to our current situation.
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Raheem Kassam: “We Will Remember Them… But Did We Ever Deserve Their Sacrifices?” https://thenationalpulse.com/analysis/we-will-remember-them-but-did-we-ever-deserve-their-sacrifices/
John McRae: “In Flanders Fields” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47380/in-flanders-fields
Laurence Binyon: “For the Fallen” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/57322/for-the-fallen
W.B. Yeats: “The Second Coming” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43290/the-second-coming
Virgil: “Eclogue IV” https://sacred-texts.com/cla/virgil/ecl/ecl04.htm
Abigail Adams: “Letter to John Adams, 21 July 1783” https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/04-05-02-0118