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World War 2


    It’s November 11th.  (That’s 11-11.) If you are reading this at 11:11 (on 11/11) did you know that on this day at this hour in 1918 World War 1 formally ended? Today is also Veterans Day, a day to say Thank You to all who served and serve in our military. So on 11/11, Veterans Day, I’m thinking about how the Navy sent us to the US Army War College for 11 months.  Not 12 months, not 10 months—11 months. There’s got to be something to number 11.  So I googled this 11 phenomenon.  The word Synchronicity kept popping up.  Apparently, when 11’s are involved repeatedly someone is trying to tell you something. Synchronicity, according to wikepedia, is the experience of two or more events as meaningfully related, whereas they are unlikely to be casually related.  The subject sees it as a meaningful coincidence, although the events need not be exactly simultaneous in time. The concept of synchronicity was first described by Carl Jung, a Swiss psychologist, in the 1920s. Jung was transfixed by the idea that …