People amidst madness

I would imagine that for many soldiers in Iraq, there must be great discomfort and pain and frustration, at discovering as vividly as they must be, that it is terribly easy to destroy, and be intoxicated by the simple power of destruction, and far, far harder to rebuild — being faced with the chaos of looting, dying, suffering and destruction.
AlterNet: Letter from Baghdad: A Moment of Understanding

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I am an environmental writer, journalist and speaker living in Cape Town, South Africa.
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