Nov 202010

There is no such thing as life without bloodshed.

War endures “because young men love it and old men love it in them.” Blood Meridian

What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God – who knows all that can be know – seems powerless to change. All the Pretty Horses

Nov 192010

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