I had the privilege of interviewing award-winning author and filmmaker Sebastian Junger a couple weeks ago, and something he said stuck with me. He talked about ownership. Junger has reported on conflicts all over the world, including the war in Afghanistan. When I asked him about the civilian-military divide, he said this:
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.