Ray Zwarich: This is the tragedy of war; people devoted to the death of others, whom they rightly consider to be threatening death to them. As each side kills its enemies, where is right or wrong?
Ray Zwarich: believe that in our times we are in the grip of Weltschmerz. A shared social sadness, a sense of pain, that threatens us all.
Zwarich: History will record — reverently, if we are the ones who write it — that OWS lit the first match setting off the fire of this democratic movement but that does not give OWS any special authority to determine what shape this democratic fire might take as it continues to grow.