Nancy Sherman's article on healing after a coming home.
The idea that war gives meaning to life is troubling to many of us, especially now as we think about our soldiers coming home from long years at war. Drawing from his own war experience, Ernest Hemingway spoke to the worry: “Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough, never really care for anything else thereafter.”
Nancy Sherman, Ph.D., is a philosophy professor and a fellow of the Kennedy Institute at Georgetown University. She is the author of The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds and Souls of Our Soldiers
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