The Stupidity Of War

The following excerpt from a NY Times article illustrates the stupidity of war:

"Amid the fighting in Gaza, Israel said the three-hour lull would be repeated every other day between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to allow Gaza’s population to seek medical help, buy food and receive humanitarian supplies."

A timetable to ease the ravages of war! It doesn't add up. The odds are overwhelming in favor of destruction. Twenty-one hours for destruction and three hours for humanitarian aid every other day. Why not prohibit casualties and hunger every twelve hours every other day! Will someone publish a schedule? Will there be a referee with a whistle to signal time out? Will Hamas issue a timetable for the delivery of rockets, say between 7:35 a.m and 3:45 p.m. every third day? Why not stop the fighting all together!

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