posted on Jul, 9 2013 @ 04:34 PM
reply to post by neo96
Rape. You will never make it go away, at least in your lifetime.
One of the first references to the "laws of war", or "traditions of war" was by Cicero, who urged soldiers to observe the rules of war, since
obeying the regulations separated the "men" from the "brutes". Conquering the riches and property of an enemy was regarded as legitimate reason
for war in itself. Women were included with "property", since they were considered to be under the lawful ownership of a man, whether a father,
husband, slave master, or guardian. In this context, the rape of a woman was considered a property crime committed against the man who owned the
The ancient Greeks considered war rape of women "socially acceptable behavior well within the rules of warfare", and warriors considered the
conquered women "legitimate booty, useful as wives, concubines, slave labour or battle-camp trophy".
Some of these men act like animals. They have been deprived, beaten down and become lost. Religious salvation sounds great, Islam made them feel part
of something. It truly is an old, dying form of religion. Part of egypt has a lot of catching up to do in terms of civility.
The ratio of good hearts to bad hearts is far greater and I believe you know that. I can honestly not say if there will be a positive outcome to this
but, just send them some love man, even if you have to pretend.
I almost feel that with how many people are actually out demonstrating (tens of thousands), that this is nothing more than cherry picking. The
negative aspects of this situation do not dictate the principle behind this, or in all fairness, it is too early too tell.
Welcome to the animal kingdom, let nature take its coarse. Focus on the positive, never forget and learn from the negative.