When victory goes beyond a winner-loser end
Today is the victory day of the Second World War. I find the word victory quite weak to describe this incredible outcome. Let’s dive into this. War. For many of those reading these lines, war is something either from the past or something we hear from the news. War is the worst humanity can deliver while being accepted by the belligerents. I will authorize myself a weak comparison in principles. Imagine a friend of you getting in a fight with someone else. I mean, a real fight. Now imagine yourself being the witness of a fight between two strangers. Do you get the point? Even if you say that you would interfere either fight, reality tells us that a really low number of people would get into this for real.
Armed conflict may involve family, friends or strangers. In both camp, ideas worth the fact to fight for them, and in this case, to death. During the war, death is not treated as usual. Depending on who will be the winner, and who will be the loser, you can end up being a war criminal, or a hero.
Victory is still more than who’s winning; it is about experiencing the limits of a conflict of values, ideas and behaviours. On a human scale, whatever the camp you’re in, we can’t ignore the sacrifice soldiers are doing to defend their tribe. War will always be the result of a failure in diplomatic efforts.
These few lines are not even the tip of a reflection that is infinitely greater than that. I do apologize for this and remind you all the respect and gratefulness I have towards those who are involved in these tragedies.
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Last Updated on November 15, 2019 by Coach Danny