Thanking Vets, ctd

Maximillian Uriarte’s latest Terminal Lance panel exposes the disparity between what servicemembers really do with their time and what the rest of the population imagines them to do with it.  The comic isn’t necessarily evidence that we shouldn’t thank servicemembers for what Max calls the “cool stuff,” but it does show that the mystery should be dialed down.  Max’s title is aptly chosen–military service is largely viewed through what Lawrence LeShan labeled a mythical (as opposed to sensory) perspective.

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