War as Entertainment

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

Everyone likes a good war. We write books about it. We make movies about it. When I was a kid, we played “Army” and pretended to shoot each other with toy guns. We threw play hand grenades at each other. Those who were “shot” fell to the ground for a few seconds before getting up and starting another battle. I even had a toy bazooka for the big jobs…

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.