posted on Apr, 5 2010 @ 11:22 AM
Chalk it down to being a tad too naive, but I have never been able to comprehend shameless violence and the atrocities that men commit in times of
Perhaps it's a blind need to believe that mankind is inherently good. That we possess the ability to acknowledge the difference between what is
morally, ethically right and what is wrong.
The utter disregard for life and humanity in this particular instance is nothing short of nauseating. The heartbreaking part is that children were
innocent victims of a "shoot first, ask questions later" mentality.
That said, how is it that a person who considers himself, and is considered by others, a good person, can commit unspeakable atrocities under certain
conditions, such as war? Have these soldiers had their brains so addled by military strife that fail to see the immorality of their actions?