Well played, Sweden.
Ah, to belong to a country that doesn’t conflate war with video games…as all those brave souls who serve know, war is hell and sadness and the noble, kind, heartshaping moments within it are like too-rare flowers growing out of the mud.
War destroys lives; it isn’t fun.
We all know those macho army commercials…but I checked a few random frequently-played ones out on youtube, and they weren’t so bad:
Well, this one…oof.
And this one’s pretty ridiculously macho/movie-ready:
Another, following the script:
hot on elephant
July’s Full Moon in Capricorn: The Heart wants what it Wants. The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. Our Soulmates are Rarely Who We Expect. Men, Let’s Stop Fooling Ourselves: Size Matters. To the One Who Tried to Break Me. Mom, can I Call her Mom, Too? An Open Letter to the Fixers. How your Stored Memories in the Amygdala can lead to PTSD. Jon Stewart makes first appearance since retiring—”it’s not your country.”