Words from Ares: Courage, Caitlyn Jenner, and What It Means To Be A Warrior In Times of Peace

A few words from Ares, as interpreted by Thenea, about Caitlyn Jenner, being true to oneself, and courage. (A word to my military friends: keep in mind that according to this, Ares said that it takes more courage to face the flying bullets than to pull the trigger of the gun. Having not been in the situation I can’t comment on that, but I imagine it’s not untrue.)

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Ares is a taciturn sort of fellow, but I showed him a meme going around with a picture of Caitlyn Jenner next to a soldier, and he had a mouthful to say about it. Often, when he does speak more than just a few words, his opinions are quite surprising.

For reference: projectile weapons, in ancient Greece, were considered a “coward’s weapon.” Correspondingly, Ares doesn’t think much of modern war, or guns.

Ares is not what you might call eloquent. In order to understand how I experienced this, you need to imagine a gigantic, ripped biker dude wearing bronze armor growling or yelling part or all of this.

Take this message for what it is: if you are fighting for acceptance, Ares thinks you are bad ass.

All courage should be rewarded.

It should be, and it isn’t.

When a soldier faces streams of cowardly bullets shot from behind the safety…

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~ by Sable Aradia on July 23, 2015.

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