Tuesday, December 14, 2010


It would be awful to return to your home town and find all your old friends gone. victims of the war. I wouldn't know what to do! probably cry. It would feel so lonesome and quiet. So many familiar faces gone. never to be seen again. I'd ask myself "Why did this have to happen? why was there a war? did we really fight it for the right cause? did all these people die in vain?" I imagine that no one would be able to get over such a traumatic experience. Your life could never be the same again

Sunday, December 5, 2010

War Child

Projects like War Child seem to help get the rest of the world more involved. Musicians have lots of power in our society today, they influence many people. I think more projects like that need to happen, to keep the world more aware and fighting for good. its a great thing when a few bands can get together, record a few songs and sell the album to make tons of money to help in humanitarian aid. It has been done a few times throughout history and seems to help everytime. I mean there isn't really a way for it to go wrong. playing music to encourage peace and help those in need out is a great way to use your talents for the good of the world.


its crazy that conflict in Rwanda has been going on for so long, yet no one really helps them. There may not be a lot that can be done but still, why aren't nations intervening? giving humanitarian aid to the country would be a great way to help. then you don't have to necessarily join the conflict. but you aren't sitting idly by just watching! Its really interesting/awful George Bush said he wouldn't help Rwanda, cause such a thing "isn't within our interest". I believe its in our interest just as fellow human beings! Or maybe we have all become monsters.

War and Retaliation

"the manhood that has been in war must be transferred to the cause of peace, before war can lose its charm and peace be venerable to men." I think thats a great quote. its harder to do things peacefully than to fight. war is glorified far too much, but if peace were glorified and it was desirable to be a warrior of peace, then we'd have far less wars.

I think Howard Zinn is more or less saying "who's the terrorists now?" some people hijack a plane and fly it into buildings killing tons of innocent people. so our government decided to go on bombing sprees in the middle east also killing tons of innocent people, probably more than were killed in 9/11. It was interesting how he was talking about how we never learn. with all the wars that this country has been through you think we'd learn not to keep getting into more. cause it just keeps leading from one war to the next.