Why do Veterans Miss War?

a TED Talk by journalist Sebastian Junger.

Is the fear of alienation in some cases worse than fear of death?
So we know that humans are social animals, and it is very important for us to form bonds. Yet why do we keep creating a society where we grow more and more alienated and distrustful to our neighbors?

When put in extreme scenarios, people can demonstrate the abysmal pits of human nature, but also a great degree of humanity that is able to sacrifice their lives for the sake of someone else. The contrast is astounding, yet can always be observed. Many people in society think it is in their self-interest to take more resources than everyone around them, that it would benefit them if their neighbors fall and they rise. As journalist Sebastian Junger observed, that is so not true. In the end, we all just need someone that we can count on no matter what. I guess

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Everlasting Guilty Crown by Supercell

English Translation

The world is trying to bring about the end
And no one is trying to stop it.
—It’s starting.
The symphony of destruction echoes out.
The rain that falls sounds almost like the tone of tears.

Tell me.

Do people who control and are controlled
One day forget what it means to love
Because of the hatred in their hearts,
And attack others?

I can hear this song coming to me.
All you who have life,
The truth is inside your heart
Because even in times in which I must go to the stormy ocean,
It gives you strength
That never hesitates.

However, the further we move ahead, the stronger the wind gets,
And so the flame of hope starts to go out.
“Hand over the light!” The people scramble for it,
And once it comes to this, people kill each other,
Their tears dried.

Notice it.

Your eyes are for acknowledging each other.
Your voice is to convey your feelings.
Your hand is to hold with the one who is precious to you.

I can hear this song coming to me.
All of you who have nowhere to go,
Hope is in your hearts
Because even in blazing flames,
It gives you a strength
That will never be scathed.

Are those things you tried to protect
The things you truly loved?
You gaze at your hand dyed in crimson
And finally realize the foolishness you have committed,
Admit it to be a mistake, and
Cry without an end for your sins.

I can hear this song coming to me.
All you who have life,
The truth is inside your heart
The stormy ocean has quieted,
No matter if the things you have lost are countless.

I can hear this song coming to me.
All of you who have nowhere to go,
Hope is in your hearts
When you overcome the night of sadness,
I am sure you will come out
Holding the strength to live on.

Invisible Dreams of Migrants in Qatar

This video was filmed and edited by me and other university students in GU. It’s a short documentary on the condition of migrants in Qatar, but more than an awareness video, it focuses more on showing humanity and life according to their eyes. It’s not on the level of professionals, but I hope you enjoy still enjoy it.