Death seems like something so far away, we all know it is inevitable yet we have this vague confidence that it is not going to happen to us, not today, not anytime soon.
Mitch Albom said, “Death ends a life, not a relationship”. I didn’t quite understand it until now. This is a piece remembering my Grandfather. The greatest man I have ever known.
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In the July of 1518, the Dance Plague started in city of Strasbourg. People gathered in streets and started dancing unreasonably. It became impossible to stop them. Sweeping all over the city, this disease even caused deaths due to exhaustion. Countless people danced together to death.
What makes a person decide not to fight anymore? Is it suicide or murder when he finally gives up? So when society loads the gun and hands it to her, can we really blame her for pulling the trigger? For everyone who feels lost, and everyone who doesn’t understand, i hope the next time someone screams for help, we wont scream wolf.
“History is written by the perspective of the victors”-Winston Churchill.
We’ve all been raised to believe that in the World Wars, the evil Axial powers were defeated by the good Allied forces.
However, to a soldier who just tries to serve his country best, there is no difference between right and wrong, just their side and the opposition.
Here’s a story nearing the end of WW2 from a Japanese POV.
When a war ends, millions are left behind dead and those who survive, lose everything in it. Its unjustified when a conflict has a possibility of being solved through discussion and is still raised to a point where war becomes necessary. The merciless killing of innocent people, which leads to endless tragedy, is inhumane and not worth anything ever. The wise solve the issues and the stupid fight. Everyone loses in a war. War is not the solution, instead it worsens the situation till it becomes impossible to come out of unscathed.