In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 34th Fighter Squadron, departs from a KC-10 Extender aircraft after receiving fuel over Poland, on Feb. 24, 2022, as it flies in support of North Atlantic Treaty Organization enhanced air policing missions. Credit: Senior Airman Joseph Barron / U.S. Air Force via AP

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The neoclassical philosophers who debated the meaning of reality might have a different perspective on the reticence of the West to declare a no-fly zone over Ukraine.

They might discern little difference between sending American material over the border to blow Russian jets out of the sky versus sending American jets over the border to accomplish the same objective.

Doc Wallace