Times these days, we need a wake-up call. This piece from an unknown author begged to be posted here.
Imagine you were born in 1900
When you are 14, World War I starts, and ends on your 18th birthday with 22 million people killed. Later in the year, a Spanish Flu epidemic hits the planet and runs until you are 20. Fifty million people die from it in those two years. Yes, 50 million.