Tag: peace

philosophy

Do Better

I know everyone thinks that comic books are for children, that they’re a lower form of art.  That if it doesn’t have eighty thousand words of prose or isn’t measured in pentameters or God forbid, doesn’t have a thumping back beat or a soft indie voice pretending they have as much heart as Elliott Smith, …

politics

Violence

I abhor violence, as most of us do, in real life.  The idea that someone would physically injure or even kill another human being over some dispute doesn’t make sense to me, unless you were actively responding to being attacked in real life (in the immediate moment, not the “responding” governments and other warhawks often …

politics

Fear And War

Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios postulated that war and fear went hand in hand much more readily than war and courage, in the second volume of their wonderful fable, Pretty Deadly. I find that hard to argue, because folks generally don’t need to instigate violence to prove their courage.  Instigators of violence are often people …