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Originally posted by dgtempe
This society is screwed up, and the women or men who are not willling to wait for their significant other, tough as it is, werent worth it in the first place.
Its inhumane to dump someone who absolutely cannot help their situation in this war, or any war, and they are just not worthy. It must hurt terribly, but where'sthe compassion? They look forward to emails, pictures, letters, LOVE, and to deny someone that, its just despicable.
I can only speak for myself when i say i could never ever dump a boyfriend or husband in the service.
Originally posted by LDragonFire
The labeling our troops as wife beaters, baby killers, and the like just isn't accurate, yes these things occur, but it's the same as labeling all Muslims terrorists.
Not only have we lost our heart, but the dumbing down is shining bright as well.
cognitive dissonance is an uncomfortable feeling or stress caused by holding two contradictory ideas simultaneously. The theory of cognitive dissonance proposes that people have a fundamental cognitive drive to reduce this dissonance by modifying an existing belief, or rejecting one of the contradictory ideas.
Originally posted by Double Eights Most every soldier enlists to protect and defend this country, how can you fault them for that? (I will admit there are those who join just to kill # and blow stuff up).
Many soldiers are also in the military because it's what's best for their families. My brother has four children, and being in the military is his best way to support his wife and children.
Oppose the war, in fact, I hope you do, but never, never, say you don't support the troops.
Originally posted by red 5
If you really believe that people who do not support the troops should be ashamed of themselves, or should have charges brought against them. You are worse than the terrorist we are supposedly fighting against. Consider that the military is voluntary and, that you can serve as little as two years. Also that you are released after four years in most cases. So every person who is currently there chose to go into combat, chose to kill for a living.
Now by the same train of thought that you put forward, no one should condemn the suicide bomber for his actions either. He is only supporting his faith, family, and country.
Originally posted by King Seesar
It's the way the Country's been conditioned, everything is a craze of the month type thing, years ago a movie like Star Wars would come out and it would be the top movie for about six months with it playing in theaters for about five, now when a big movie comes out your lucky if it's in theaters for three weeks and by the next week another big movie comes out, we have been conditioned for a weak attention span and this spills into other things like war politics ect ect.