Chris Hedges: War gives Meaning

by Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
May 28, 2011

Image by Collin David Anderson via Flickr

on May 23, 2011

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Chris Hedges gave a lecture on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at First Unitarian Church of Dallas. Drawing from his experiences as a war correspondent, Hedges explained that war imparts participants and spectators alike a false sense of reality.

Chris Hedges @ First Unitarian Church of Dallas, Texas – Part 1

Parts 2-5

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Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.

see

Chris Hedges: Injustices are Everywhere, So Resist!

“Inverted Totalitarianism” by Guadamour

Chris Hedges: Cost of War and Path to Peace

Hedges: War is a Soulless Void + Nader: End the Foreign Aid to Israel + Ellsberg and Others Arrested

War Is Sin by Chris Hedges

The Disease of Permanent War by Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges: War is a Force that Gives us Meaning (2004; must-see; transcript)

12 thoughts on “Chris Hedges: War gives Meaning

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  11. I am going to have to watch those when roommate is not sleeping, but, I have to say, his book, “War is a Force…” just made me break down crying, seriously….it is a not to be missed book….

    • Thanks, Kyle. This is a very good one. Hedges seems to be very relaxed in this talk. The Q&A starts at 9 minutes or so into Part 3. He talks about many different issues during the Q&A.

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