Letters: Feb. 1, 1982

War's Children

To the Editors:

"Children of War" [Jan. 11] made me want to scream at the arrogance and inhumanity of world leaders who use their children to feed their twisted ambitions.

Boye De Mente

Paradise Valley, Ariz.

If tragedy is truly ennobling, then these children are the aristocrats of the human soul. We can cry for them, feel for them, hope for them—but will we ever learn from them?

David Wolpe


Children are the planet's most important natural resource. Congratulations to TIME for confronting the side of war most people pretend does not exist.

Patricia Schroeder

Representative, First District, Colo.

Washington, D.C.

In our safe haven in the U.S.,...

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