Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Addicted to War's Adrenaline Rush?

"War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning," went the title of a book by the journalist Chris Hedges a few years ago. It was a cautionary tale by a veteran war correspondent about the addictive quality of war.

Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Zone dramatizes this addiction to utterly harrowing effect.

Words fail; go see it.

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