Notes from the Abyss

The musings of geographer, journalist, and author David M. Lawrence
Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia

A Meditation on the Nature of Sacrifice (0)

9/14/21 •

[Editor’s Note: I submitted a version of this as a column to my newspaper shortly after Memorial Day 2020, but recently found out it had never run. It was relevant to the political chaos with respect to our COVID-19 response then. Sadly, it remains relevant now. I have updated it somewhat for where the dis-United States seems to be in September 2021.