Perhaps it is just my own perception, but I’ve noticed that Veterans Day 2020 seems, at least for some, to be more an occasion to celebrate military might than anything else.
To the extent that America is, or ever has been, great, that greatness has derived from the strength of our ideals, not from our nation’s ability to destroy more things or kill more people more efficiently than other nations.
Among ideologies, nationalism seems to me to be among the most childish and ignorant of all. I am sad to witness so much of it.
Preface notwithstanding, here is a post from nine years ago that still expresses the gist of my own personal observance today.
I wish you peace,