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lunasun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-04-10 01:45 PM
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42. i thought we had an all voluntary military now?
"Victim" ;"need to think this way to survive" I just do not see it - it was a choice he made and it was a choice to be indoctrinated if that is truly where his thought process was shaped. But he may have come to the military that way.

I've met plenty who have never seen war and their view of some people is that those people are sub human and if it was ok to kill them in society they might do that too.

I dont think some folks need a war = the KKK did not need one to kill and find people sub human.
When everyone is not equal in your eyes it is easier to hate.

Ive also met plenty who were drafted and no drill instructor could change their heart.

They may have defended themselves but also told me how harshly some of the others in the miltary treated the people of the occupied country . That did not make them want to join in - just scared them and disheartened them as they were powerless at the time. Someone in that situation I understand and have sympathy for the war time they saw.

But the guy in the booth = not really from the story , but I would keep my mouth shut too 'cause I could get labled as subhuman in his eyes and he seems to miss the crap he was engaged in and as you said had no shame.
So I would stay far away

What if they stated a war and nobody came??
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