Monday, May 25, 2015

There are over 500 war museums in the USA, but only a handful of peace museums.

According to a 2001 study by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the civilian to soldier death ratio in wars fought since the mid-20th century has been 10:1, meaning ten civilian deaths for every soldier death.

Memorial Day ought to be a day to soberly and regretfully remember and mourn *all* those who died in war, not a day to celebrate militarism and nationalism.  



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