On the middle part of the North American continent, with noncontiguous parts involved, a 24-hour period of time set aside to remember dead humans who swore to protect and defend a social group, an organised cultural entity called a government named the United States of America.
On this day, many celebrate family ties.
Some, like me, spend time with family but also spend hours in a work shift collecting blood from donors to save lives of civilians and government military workers as needed.
Our species is built to compete against and cooperate with members of its kind for planetary resources, resorting to organised violent attacks sometimes.
Remembering the sets of states of energy no longer actively participating in our daily lives helps us relearn what they learned but also to live and learn more.
The apparent opposite poles of war and peace are illusions.
We flesh eaters burn a lot of energy, that is all.
How we burn energy in the future is the debate of which I’m most interested today.
The dead and fallen give us the right and permission for such a debate any day, of course.
Let’s start now…