When is a War not a War?

John K Adams
3 min readMar 31, 2020
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It seems anyone with access to a microphone is weighing in on whether this pandemic should be called a war. Since the whole world is involved in the fight, who exactly is the enemy? A virus?

One radio commentator attempted to clarify the debate saying ‘wars are fought to defend a way of life’. He went on to state people expect there to be a loss of life in a war. He then questioned whether this ‘war’ or any war can…

John K Adams

I write to see memory and language wrestle with reality. My interview: https://www.readlotswritelot.com/wp/podcast/episode-21-john-k-adams/