Drone strikes and rumors of war inspire this missive on the course of human history and how it has been shaped by the public demand for vengeance.
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"We seem unable to rise above revenge and violence except in rare circumstances led by rare people. History is not a story only of crimes and wars, but crimes and wars do take up a huge amount of space in that story."
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When a drone strike took out (that's a euphemism for murdered) al-Qaida honcho Ayman al-Zawahiri (pictured here) last week, I did not come close to grieving the end of his miserable, destructive life. But I did grieve for humanity. We...