“In the morning, after gassing up, I headed straight west along the Rainy River, which separates Minnesota from Canada, and which for me separated one life from another”. This quote has various meanings. It shows how one unsatisfying decision for congress can destroy a youngsters’ life. I choose it is because you could see how difficult is when you country calls you for war that you are not satisfied with or your rarely know anything about politics. Tim O’Brian meant in this quote that he loved his country from the bottom of his heart but he did not want to anticipate in the war.
The reason why we study war stories is because war is human history. War is the way we earn respect from one another and with respect there are many benefits that come with it like being looked up as role model. Or simply just having the key to every gate by which I mean weak countries fall under you command. If you look deep inside ancient Roman’s or Egyptian’s history war was not an option but rather it was obligatory. From one that is an idealist like Plato war might seem bizarre but to be sincere to our thoughts no matter what we do war is going to be there.