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by Dr. Freud
Conflicts of interest between man and man are resolved, in principle, by the recourse to violence. It is the same in the animal kingdom, from which man cannot claim exclusion; nevertheless, men are also prone to conflicts of opinion, touching, on occasion, the loftiest peaks of abstract thought, which seem to call for settlement by quite another method. This refinement is, however, a late development. To start with, group force was the factor which, in small communities, decided points of ownership and the question which man's will was to prevail. Very soon physical force was implemented, then replaced, by the use of various adjuncts; he proved the victor whose weapon was the better, or handled the more skillfully. Now, for the first time, with the coming of weapons, superior brains began to oust brute force, but the object of the conflict remained the same: one party was to be constrained, by the injury done him or impairment of his strength, to retract a claim or a refusal. This end is most effectively gained when the opponent is definitely put out of action--in other words, is killed. This procedure has two advantages: the enemy cannot renew hostilities, and, secondly, his fate deters others from following his example. Moreover, the slaughter of a foe gratifies an instinctive craving--a point to which we shall revert hereafter. However, another consideration may be set off against this will to kill: the possibility of using an enemy for servile tasks if< his spirit be broken and his life spared. Here violence finds an outlet not in slaughter but in subjugation. Hence springs the practice of giving quarter; but the victor, having from now on to reckon with the craving for revenge that rankles in his victim, forfeits to some extent his personal security.
Originally posted by DontTreadOnMe
It's not JUST this administration and we should know that the next President will be just as deeply embroiled in the script.
Originally posted by tf141
reply to post by AnAbsoluteCreation
talkinf about grey fox, the one guy said the special forces was a joke was crazy. i was there with grey fox. i worked with them. the reason why the sas went in was to create a diversion for my guys to go in and take care of things. the special forces do more than anyone could ever know. we dont get the credit for the jobs we do becouse of our code od secracy that we have. i was a green beret in charge of 395 men . i was an officer. these guys are the best we have, bar none. so when you talk about the sf you have no idea what you are talking about. so keep your mouth shut unless you have proof. because without us you all would have no freedom or anything else.