You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
The disproportionate use of force by
A toy in essence is something that brings about happiness and joy to children all around the world but to the children in
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation. Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
Children are amazing in many ways and are very adaptable but in an environment that is inherently wrong on so many levels how can they adapt without loosing their innocence, which is undeniably the hallmark of a child. This war is not their war, they don’t understand what its about or why it is happening, but they are learning about the harsh reality that is their life. Does the life of Israeli soldiers justify destroying the lives of thousands of innocents? How do you quantify either’s worth?
This conflict may end tomorrow or next month, but the scars it will leave will remain for years to come. Many children will be left traumatized, homeless and orphaned as a result of this madness, with nobody to console them and wipe their tears. Forever changed by this conflict, they may harbor a deep seeded anger towards their oppressors. Isn’t it funny that no matter how many so called "Terrorists" they kill, they help to create thousands more?
The Lone Writer