Peacetime Demands The war was over. Johnny came marching home. This one did anyway. Celebrate good times. Come on! “Victory has been won.” But here comes PTSD… Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 11 thoughts on “Peacetime Demands” Add yours I may not be the “expert” Willard Waller is, but he seems to be doing a whole lot of generalizing. I wonder how many Vets agreed with his analysis? LikeLike Reply I’d say not many. LikeLike Reply I guess it depends on what they saw and heard and felt and if they bottle it up inside. But I guess you could never be the same once you see death. LikeLike Great post Kerbey. Cheers, Lance LikeLike Reply 🙂 LikeLike Reply Thank you, Kerbey, for all sides. Willard Waller, I think, was trying to be sympathetic. Sweeping generalizations have always found their way into confounding problems such as this. LikeLike Reply I imagine Waller was as well. I really am not educated enough to know how affected they are when they return. LikeLike Reply I’ve been so unaffected by wars, folks going off to fight, etc. that it’s good to read these posts. Can’t imagine today’s young folk (or even me) being so patriotic and selfless. Though they weren’t all then either, I suppose. I like my insulated cocoon of a life so much that I don’t think too hard on the ugly stuff 😦 LikeLike Reply Me, too. It would be nice to just keep it all in the past and never have any ugliness in the future. I’m a big fan of my cocoon. LikeLike Reply I’ve wired enough outlet boxes to know Reddy doesn’t reside in any of them. I’m greatly disappointed in this realization. LikeLike Reply So it’s a scam?! LikeLike Reply Observation and Interpretation: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.