Our lonely society makes it hard to come home from war | Sebastian Junger
On Fourth of July, celebrate heroes who fight for others
Joe Rogan Experience #975 - Sebastian Junger
Why Veterans Miss War, Ted Talks
Civilians don't miss war. But soldiers often do. Journalist Sebastian Junger shares his experience embedded with American soldiers at Restrepo, an outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley that saw heavy combat. Giving a look at the "altered state of mind" that comes with war, he shows how combat gives soldiers an intense experience of connection. In the end, could it actually be "the opposite of war" that soldiers miss?
Great Minds: Sebastian Junger - Why Tribalism Is Critical
War in Afghanistan, WGBH Forum
Writing with Power, Clarity and Style
More on Sebastian's writing class here.
Leadership in a War Zone, Carnegie Council
Sebastian discusses his time in Afghanistan and describes the way effective leadership is manifested in a war zone and the complicated chess-like aspects of combat.
Ethics of Pacifism, Carnegie Council
Sebastian Junger says that society needs to grapple with the question "when is the amoral choice not using force?"