Warriors, Peacemakers and the Embarrassing Question of Love: A Peacenik's Memoir of the 1991 Gulf War by Jack Preston King
Approx. 4,230 words.
Published on March 17, 2010 by
New Paradigm Press.
Of this I was certain: To meet the violent hysteria of war with an equally hysterical peace movement could only create an irreconcilable "Us-Them" situation. As with the war, there would have to be winners and losers. But to meet a hysterical world with an open heart might bring a lasting peace, an "Us-Us" situation in which everybody won. And to be so idealistic, so Utopian, was embarrassing...