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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 05:02 PM
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People that glorify war or accept war are sick human beings...
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War is failure. It is below human level to resort to war in this, the 21st century. We have seen too much war in the last century. What fools would look for war as a first resort? What humans see the suffering and the pain and do not attempt to stop it? Only sick people can ignore the deaths and dismemberment of other humans.
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  -People that glorify war or accept war are sick human beings... kentuck  Feb-09-06 05:02 PM   #0 
  - Agreed.  Taverner   Feb-09-06 05:04 PM   #1 
  - War is a tool of the shallow minded.  Xenotime   Feb-09-06 05:05 PM   #2 
  - They KNOW they are doing good for their own economic interests.  Kurovski   Feb-10-06 06:01 PM   #51 
  - It's become a primetime reality show now.  DaveTheWave   Feb-09-06 05:05 PM   #3 
  - Not sure I can agree with 'sick'...  _testify_   Feb-09-06 05:08 PM   #4 
  - Are you open to the idea that you may be completely wrong in  greyhound1966   Feb-09-06 05:28 PM   #13 
  - I'm open to most ideas,  _testify_   Feb-09-06 05:54 PM   #18 
     - Very interesting research on the Neolithic/paleolithic societies  greyhound1966   Feb-09-06 07:38 PM   #40 
        - Very cool. I will stop by B&N and see if its something I can get into!  _testify_   Feb-10-06 11:32 AM   #50 
  - Not violence - but an adrenalin high + risk + altruism  Coastie for Truth   Feb-09-06 06:02 PM   #22 
  - War is only about 6000 years old.....  Jade Fox   Feb-10-06 10:40 PM   #56 
  - Great book on the psychology of how people are propagandized into  PA Democrat   Feb-09-06 05:15 PM   #5 
  - Men and women of wisdom understand violence is a black journey  CornField   Feb-09-06 05:18 PM   #6 
  - If a bully gets his ass kicked, I get a sense of closure. BUT, violence is  Sparkman   Feb-09-06 05:28 PM   #12 
  - Agreed!  0007   Feb-09-06 05:19 PM   #7 
  - I am totally on board with you here  G_j   Feb-09-06 05:20 PM   #8 
  - Or the 20th century for that matter... or 19th... or especially 18th...  HypnoToad   Feb-09-06 05:20 PM   #9 
  - That's too simple  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 05:23 PM   #10 
  - The new soldier thinks violence solves problems. Veterans see but won't  Sparkman   Feb-09-06 05:30 PM   #14 
  - No, still too simple  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 05:43 PM   #16 
     - The India paradyme, Ghandi, SHAMED the Brits into releasing them to govern  Sparkman   Feb-09-06 05:58 PM   #19 
     - Good answer  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 06:06 PM   #23 
     - The profit motive "out" and self reliance "in". DRAFT ALL MALES start with  Sparkman   Feb-09-06 07:19 PM   #35 
     - Draft ALL 35+ males, NO deferments for ANYBODY, like shooting craps.  Sparkman   Feb-09-06 07:21 PM   #36 
        - This perpetuates war  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 07:28 PM   #38 
           - Right you are. IF a war is proposed, the universal draft is a deterrant.  Sparkman   Feb-11-06 12:43 PM   #57 
     - "Passivism is not for the non-believer,"  PassingFair   Feb-11-06 02:26 PM   #63 
     - Countries have wars....  kentuck   Feb-09-06 05:58 PM   #20 
        - Violent minds fuel war  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 06:08 PM   #24 
           - Yes...sick human beings...  kentuck   Feb-09-06 06:10 PM   #26 
              - No, not just sick  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 06:20 PM   #28 
                 - I agree with this statement..  kentuck   Feb-09-06 06:23 PM   #30 
                    - You  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 06:31 PM   #32 
                       - Are you rationalizing or explaining?  kentuck   Feb-09-06 06:37 PM   #33 
                          - Is this about war?  sandnsea   Feb-09-06 06:50 PM   #34 
  - isn't that way too simple though?  G_j   Feb-09-06 05:59 PM   #21 
  - Mostly I think they're just ignorant. We have been so propagandized for  greyhound1966   Feb-09-06 05:25 PM   #11 
  - They're the kind of people  Rocknrule   Feb-09-06 05:39 PM   #15 
  - For those who want the adrenalin high + "altruism" + risk  Coastie for Truth   Feb-09-06 05:52 PM   #17 
  - War is human nature.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-09-06 06:08 PM   #25 
  - Thank you for putting it better than I could. n/t  _testify_   Feb-09-06 06:12 PM   #27 
  - It's a matter of accepting one's place...  HypnoToad   Feb-09-06 06:20 PM   #29 
  - Then Margaret Thatcher must have been right...  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-09-06 06:24 PM   #31 
     - Right... but for all the wrong reasons imaginable...  HypnoToad   Feb-09-06 07:53 PM   #44 
  - No Bravery  bpilgrim   Feb-09-06 07:24 PM   #37 
  - I fail to see what that has to do with what I said...  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-09-06 07:39 PM   #41 
     - you claim it is inevitable an unchangeable characteristic of human nature  bpilgrim   Feb-09-06 09:34 PM   #49 
  - Read Howard Zinn. It is not a fact, and it is totally deniable.  greyhound1966   Feb-09-06 07:40 PM   #42 
  - I have.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-09-06 07:57 PM   #45 
     - Never in the recorded history of the world has a population spontaneously  greyhound1966   Feb-09-06 09:10 PM   #47 
  - wrong spot (deleted)  bpilgrim   Feb-09-06 09:33 PM   #48 
  - glorifying and acceptng are 2 different things.  mandyky   Feb-09-06 07:32 PM   #39 
  - A Chinese philosopher (I forget his name--I no longer have the book)  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-09-06 07:50 PM   #43 
  - Bonding and Camaraderie and Esprit d'Corps and Adrenalin  Coastie for Truth   Feb-09-06 08:31 PM   #46 
  - We call it "evolutionarily challenged". nt  glitch   Feb-10-06 07:15 PM   #52 
  - I agree with you wholeheartedly  MODemocrat   Feb-10-06 07:41 PM   #53 
  - all Republicans are sick asshats  upi402   Feb-10-06 07:43 PM   #54 
  - and they all deserve to be killed.  leftofthedial   Feb-10-06 07:48 PM   #55 
  - WAR is a racket. It always has been., - Gen Smedley Butler  Harald Ragnarsson   Feb-11-06 12:46 PM   #58 
  - They are called chickenhawks!  savemefromdumbya   Feb-11-06 12:48 PM   #59 
  - You Would Hope Being Seen as "Sick"  stepnw1f   Feb-11-06 12:49 PM   #60 
  - "Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse...  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-11-06 01:09 PM   #61 
  - "It is time to make war archaic!" Dennis Kucinich  Marleyb   Feb-11-06 01:37 PM   #62 
 

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