Simi Valley Sophist

The Simi Valley Sophist ruminates on all manner of topics from the micro to the macro. SVS travels whatever path strikes his fancy. Encyclopedia Britannica: Sophist "Any of certain Greek lecturers, writers, and teachers in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, most of whom travelled about the Greek-speaking world giving instruction in a wide range of subjects in return ..."

Location: California, United States

Retired: 30years law enforcement-last 20 years Criminal Intelligence Detective.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Why Not More Communities?

Cambria, CA, is proud of their sons and daughters who serve in the military. This sign is posted at the entrance of Cambria.

Regardless of whether or not you agree with the mission, our military personnel (that’s our sons and daughters, more distant relatives, friends, acquaintances, and neighbors) are making personal sacrifices for us. Can’t we be just a little more demonstrative of our appreciation? The national shame of the Vietnam era that was promulgated by the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is long past. Now, I suspect, we are suffering from plain old apathy.