Remember the Silence

Today in the United Kingdom is Remembrance Sunday. There are many ceremonies to mourn and remember those millions who have died “serving their country” in the past hundred years. That period has encompassed as far as the United Kingdom is concerned two world wars in which millions perished – the strongest and fittest of a generation – was in Korea, the Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan, if I remember my history rightly. Other military people died in struggles in a vain attempted by Britain to preserve an Empire which itself was unwilling to remain subject to the United Kingdom. Continue reading