Literature

The Heroic Spirit of Flanders Fields

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.                           —Robert Frost, 1915 At this time of war in Europe and the Middle East, with a global conflagration looming once again, it is well to recall the brave spirit of the greatest generations, those of the two world wars, in confronting ideologies of darkness seeking to overwhelm the values and freedoms inherent in Western culture’s classic liberal democratic order. The postmodern era is identified by egocentrism, narcissism, relativist morality and ethics, rather than self-sacrifice, courage and duty…

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