Memorial Day Reflections || The Ancient Greeks Helping Vets with PTSD


The Greeks didn’t call it PTSD. But they understood that war brought trauma (from the Greek word meaning “wound”), which left some warriors with a “thousand-yard stare,” a phrase used by Sophocles, long after they returned home. Advocates and the military itself have found that ancient myths and stories like “Ajax” can help veterans and … Continue reading Memorial Day Reflections || The Ancient Greeks Helping Vets with PTSD

This Memorial Day Remember We’ve Been Screwing Veterans Over for at Least a Century


"On this Memorial Day weekend eve, we can finally admit that America has had for over 200 years a great bipartisan tradition of honoring those who have fought for our freedom by fucking them over once they give their guns back" I am against war, unless it is a way to eradicate a disease.  However … Continue reading This Memorial Day Remember We’ve Been Screwing Veterans Over for at Least a Century