Why we need to cultivate our attitude towards our situation

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Most of World War I was, for European soldiers, fought in trenches. As the German advance was blocked by Allied defenses toward the end of 1914, both sides settled into a war of attrition. What all had imagined would be a “short sharp war” became an enduring stalemate in which millions of conscript troops were condemned to lives of utter misery.