July 10th, 2013 → 5:45 am @ // No Comments

“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more,
Or close the wall up with our [Egyptian] dead,
In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man
As modest stillness and humility;
But when the blast of war blows in our ears,
Then imitate the action of the tiger;
Stiffen the sinews, conjure up the blood,
Disguise fair nature with hard-favoured rage.”  – Henry V

I can’t help feeling as though we’re living through a pretty pivotal moment of history.  150+ years from now, when the Middle East looks totally different, children in school are going to learn about women who couldn’t drive in Saudi Arabia, militants that destroyed their own history in Afghanistan, and governments that were toppled in Egypt, and think:  wow, things were so different back then.  I just wish I could live long enough to see how this all pans out in the long-long-run.

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