Opportunistic politicians and journalists have turned Anzac Day's melancholy event into a death cult, says John Pilger.
The trick will be to get people in the 21st century to believe that the human sacrifice was for some good purpose — and that it could be again.
More deliberate lies were told in WW1 than in any other period of history, and the whole apparatus of the state went into action to suppress the truth.
We will have to move beyond war to nonviolent conflict resolution, aid, diplomacy, disarmament, cooperation, and the rule of law.
Einstein thought the first world war was madness and he was a lifelong pacifist and war resister.
The play is set in a museum where ghosts and passions are unwittingly summoned as archaeological relics are unpacked.
ISIS posted footage online of the Sykes-Picot line between Iraq and Syria being blown up. Lawrence thought the Arab revolt had failed; in fact it was only just beginning.
In 1916, in one of history's longest and deadliest battles, 300,000 French and German troops died for a few acres of France. The ghosts still linger.