"But war, in a good cause, is not the greatest evil which a nation can suffer. War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse. When a people are used as mere human instruments for firing cannon or thrusting bayonets, in the service and for the selfish purposes of a master, such war degrades a people. A war to protect other human beings against tyrannical injustice – a war to give victory to their own ideas of right and good, and which is their own war, carried on for an honest purpose by their free choice – is often the means of their regeneration. A man who has nothing which he is willing to fight for, nothing which he cares more about than he does about his personal safety, is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself. As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever-renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other."

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Our website

Since I have nothing interesting to say these days, perhaps you'd all like to look at some pretty pictures instead. If that's the case, check out www.hmh-361.com, our unofficial squadron website that I maintain when I get the time. If your curiosity is piqued, let me know and I'll send you the user name and password separately (security, you know, Johnny Jihad's not getting any pictures off THIS site).

4 comments:

Ammianus Marcellinus said...

Yes, I'd definitely be interested in looking at the website.

JaimeP said...

me too please :)

Meghan said...

me me!

Pat said...

ummmmm...do the powers that be know you're handing out passwords???

if they do, please include me on your distribution list...

if they don't, please give me the info prior to your court martial...

thanks!