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PostAn Open Letter to Putin (Marga Jann, -UK, 03/09/22 7:42 am)
The way you are hammering Ukraine, there won't be anything left should you "win" and you'll have huge humanitarian and reconstruction bills, no friends, financial and spiritual bankruptcy, and a pathetic old age, not to mention a likely eternity in hell. No amount of stuff or power fills the soul hole. Why not cease and desist and cut a deal, allowing you safe passage to a monastery, bunker or similar? I am serious.
JE comments: Marga, you echo much of the world's sentiments. Open letters are for everyone's consumption, but there is only one reader here who matters. Normal folks in Putin's situation would make a deal (foremost: no prosecution) and retire. A monastery would be very peaceful and "restorative," if spartan.
But we are not dealing with a normal person.