World War I



3g03189u-1584 3g03350u-1587100 years ago this month, a war began that shattered all sorts of illusions in Western Civilization.   That “Great,” quite rather than a superlative of “good,” is connoted to imply anything but the mammoth scale of the event and its resulting painful, festering, living legacy.

“The War to End All Wars,” a title that naively suggested that the living memory of suffering and atrocity is the strongest safeguard against it…



via The Public Domain Review In the spring of 1920, at the beginning of a growing fascination with spiritualism brought on by the death of his son and brother in WWI, Arthur…