The Books That Have Made Me

A Farewell to Arms: Was Papa Hemingway a pacifist in the closet?

Mario López-Goicoechea
Jun 22 · 4 min read
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One of the reasons why I became a pacifist years ago was the sudden realisation that most wars (I would probably say “all”, but let’s not be absolute, shall we?) are senseless. The brutality involved contrasts sharply with the glory they supposedly bring. Of course, there are conflicts that are necessary…