The Wars, By Timothy Findley
War is a fact of life. As long as there are humans, there will be war. In past times, for a man to go to war, it was viewed as romantic and heroic. But, these ideas have faded and vanished throughout the course of the 20th century. War can be horrific, like a bad nightmare, and can easily break the human spirit, which is not a t all
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them very isolated. Robert, amidst all of the mud and death and corpses and chlorine gas and fire, had become very confused, and being in such an irrational environment, which seems to make no sense at all, he makes a judgement call that is equally irrational; valuing the lives of some animals over his fellow soldiers. War can cause men to be destructive, immoral, and irrational, and to Timothy Findley, it doesn't make any sense.