All of this comes to a grinding halt when the venerated Major ———- de Coverley returns from Rome. When the Major sees the ridiculously long lines of men in the mess hall signing oaths, pledging allegiance, and singing the anthem, he gets fed up.
He approaches Colonel Snark and demands food with a gruff, “Gimme eat.” Nobody dares challenge him. Then he demands that everybody be given food immediately, and his orders are obeyed.
The Glorious Loyalty Oath Crusade crumbles out of existence.
Tell me, great captain, how do the angels sleep when the devil leaves his porch light on? Tom Waites
We are an arrogant species, believing our fantasy based "facts" are better than the other person's fake facts.
If you are wrong, it will be because you are not cynical enough.
The older we get, the less "Life in Prison" is a deterrent.
Always wear a proper mask when out and about. The life you save could be both yours and mine.