posted on Feb, 28 2008 @ 10:00 AM
Originally posted by Silenceisall
Totally disgusting. This is what the war in Iraq has made of the West. This is demonic and inhuman.
This is being done in the name of Americans and democracy.
Demonic and inhuman: absolutely. But consider how many people are easily manipulated into becoming inhumane creatures? Too many to count.
We live in an age where the mental fortitude and moral foundation of the average citizen is all but extinguished. These are the people who commit
atrocities, and the people who argue for the existence of detainment camps etc. "They're only hurting terrorists. Only insurgents. They're all
Unfortunately, America is split in half for this reason. (I actually think it is more a 1/4 split... but the media doesn't want us to know that the
majority of us are good.) The majority of us are sane individuals who would never put ourselves in a position to brutalize other people etc... we know
the war is BS and we know that the people committing atrocities in our name are worthless individuals. Unforunately, the other 1/4 of our population
the worthless individuals. They are either incapable of using sound moral judgement concerning their own country, government etc. or they
are so corrupted that they actually encourage and endorse the mania of our demonic government, our highjacked military etc.
As long as the 1/4 continues to be painted as the average American, the rest of us don't have a chance at convincing the world that we are not all
evil etc. It's too late. We need to seperate our identity entirely from this country and our military at this point. We need to disown our leaders
and disown our government. But there's no peaceful way to do that. And the 1/4 would be more than willing to kill us for being 'traitors'.