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cavtrooper7: We have a pathological dislike for bullies and EVERY warrior LOVES to kill honest to God bad guys when they appear.
I suppose it IS an egoic response to their existential situation ,what with the way our country is acting and how we were used/betrayed.
cavtrooper7: I can say it's not for violence's sake alone. We aren't so simple a people as a gang memeber or thug ,it HAS to be FOR someone who is percieved as deserving it or it wouldn't hold our values,the Kurds fit the bill.
originally posted by: cavtrooper7
a reply to: vethumanbeing
Of course my perceptions ARE those of a soldier.
AS is my thinking of why one should go fight and the value of persuing such when needed by a friendly nationstate or faith group that is threatened.
cavtrooper7: ISIS isn't to be forcefully opposed?
JUST let the OLIGARCHS run roughshod over the middle east?
cavtrooper7: WE DO defer sir MOST CERTAINLY we do. I NEVER have and NEVER will surrender my will intellectually DEFEATIST attitie simply because "IT ISN'T NICE" or even still the IMPOSSIBLITY of the task ,it ONLY make a challenge worthwhile and I wouldn't leyt a little thing like death stop me until it finally HAS done so.
cavtrooper7: I never was a "WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME" kind of man....ARE YOU?