In a way cowardness is just semantics. The base primitive ego has only two primary mandates, to live at all costs and to seek advantage at every opportunity, which means that a primitive ego without an offsetting intellect is a Donald J. Trump or a religious nut who expects to live forever in heaven.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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