Sunday

March

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2021

LOOKING FOR MORE THAN A FEW GOOD MEN.

...I’d like to talk about why the current world we live in needs far more good men...

On March 20th, 1779, Capt. William Jones of the United States Marine Corps, advertised in the Providence Gazette for “a few good men” to enlist. The men that answered that call thought of themselves as “good” but were they really? It’s difficult to ask them now. In the 1992 movie “A Few Good Men”, Jack Nicholson perfectly played the role of a top ranking military official who was a bad man arguing that the world needed him to be that way. And yes I will provide a link to the classic ‘you can’t handle the truth’ scene at the end of this article.

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