Sunday, September 11, 2011

September 11, 2011

Sept. 11: 2001-2011

When they don’t want to defend the people they put them in uniforms and start defending the country.
— Samuli Paronen

There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare.
— Sun Tzu

In war the result is never final.
— Clause von Clausewitz

Am I still dreaming?

Two weeks ago, I told a friend/coworker that I sometimes fear going to sleep because during my slumber I may slip into a parallel world that is at once familiar yet fundamentally different from the day before. It would be no different than if I were living in a dream.