Dear Dad

The following is an assignment for a graduate class at Carleton University. Dear Dad, It was so absurd for Paul Berlin. The death of his friend Billy was so absurd. Billy died of a heart attack because he was scared of war. For Berlin, his fear was a reality of its own. But when he […]

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Journey Beyond Ourselves

“I guess every generation is doomed to fight its war… suffer the loss of the same old illusions, and learn the same old lessons on its own.” Retired Lieutenant, Phillip Caputo, wrote these immortal words in his account of his service in the Vietnam War, in his book A Rumor of War.

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