We will remember you and grieve for you through the ages, yet with hope for the future.

We will remember you and grieve for you through the ages, yet with hope for the future.

People say there are no atheists in foxholes. A lot of people think this is a good argument against atheism. Personally, I think it’s a much better argument against foxholes. Kurt Vonnegut (via pollgold)

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motherjones:

Happy 10th anniversary, Iraq war. We got you these charts.

motherjones:

Happy 10th anniversary, Iraq war. We got you these charts.

bobbycaputo:

God dammit Rodman! What have you done?!

bobbycaputo:

God dammit Rodman! What have you done?!

life:

Photographer W. Eugene Smith’s picture of a Marine drinking from his canteen during 1944’s Battle of Saipan is as iconic a war picture as any ever made. In fact, when the U.S. Postal Service released a “Masters of American Photography” series of commemorative stamps in 2002, Smith was included — and this image was chosen as representative of his body of work.
See more photos here.

life:

Photographer W. Eugene Smith’s picture of a Marine drinking from his canteen during 1944’s Battle of Saipan is as iconic a war picture as any ever made. In fact, when the U.S. Postal Service released a “Masters of American Photography” series of commemorative stamps in 2002, Smith was included — and this image was chosen as representative of his body of work.

See more photos here.

so Achilles wept as he burned his his dear friend’s bones,

dragging himself around the pyre, choked with sobs.

The Iliad, Homer, translated by Robert Fagles

The death of Patroclus.