There are 41 wars being fought around the world right now. Most of us are busy and we race through our weeks without paying a great deal of attention, but yesterday this week stopped, because one of those wars reached into the sky and grabbed 298 people who could have been any of us.
I am searching for the bones of your father but cannot distinguish them from those of a slave.
Diogenes in reply to Alexander the Great when questioned why he was digging through a pile of human remains. Silly Diogenes. (via bausprouse)