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Originally posted by 19KTankCommander
If you think he was a devil for being a snipper who was trained to do so and took a oath to protect this country foreign and domestic, I guess you just don't understand, how many american lives did he save because of his training?
Its people like you who have to ask yourself what would you do if you were in his place.......don't be so quick to judge this HERO because you are a ATHEIST.edit on 20-2-2013 by 19KTankCommander because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by sayzaar
Just because a politician says you can kill someone and not go to prison for it does not mean that it's not murder.
If you kill, it's murder. He killed because he was told to. How can that be right ?
Originally posted by Konoyaro
reply to post by SaturnFX
It's a clever scheme were no one is responsible, the politician is not responsible because didn't do the killing himself, the soldier is not responsible because he was merely doing his job, the person isn't responsible because he was convinced he was doing the right thing. It really comes down to the person though, what knowledge the person poses, what sort if insight into the events they partake in. I mean it surely ain't going to change from the top down, change always comes from the bottom and up, someone's gotta take responsibility or perpetual war is what we will have, forever until we nearly annihilate ourselves.
Originally posted by cavtrooper7
reply to post by SaturnFX
The heroism is to excel at a horrible task so others don't have to.To achieve a skill beyond that of normal endeavors to change our world.We are told it is for the better so we fight.
Afterward we are faced with the evil of our polititians who lied to us and you.Would you have us hang our heads in shame?
Oh there is a good idea,lets undermine all warrior mentality completely so we can have peace.
If this is your mind set you are missing key elements of logic concerning the face of men on earth.
It is beyond nausiating that some value only strength, but they are there.It is equally horrifying to see some customs of others without values of human life,all human life.
We don't know how many practice these,those who do hide behind those who don't so we can't kill them.
Perhaps you argue it isn't our right.
Not my place to judge that.I just go fight for what I believe by my nationstate...at the time.
Passing the buck? No just telling you like it is.
Originally posted by WeRpeons
War is really a primitive way of settling our differences, yet here we are in the 21st century, still fighting and killing like primitive people in an uncivilized world. When will the people of the world say enough is enough.
Originally posted by onthedownlow
I imagine that his actions saved many lives. Either way, he served his country honorably, and thats enough!