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I think this discussion should't just focus on any particular war, like Vietnam. It is the mindset behind wars that is the problem and creates wars, again and again. As long as people do not learn to overcome that mindset, there will be ever new wars. And honoring and supporting the military to me is part of that mind set. Supporting the military makes people accept or ignore atrocious acts, ignore torture and all the other demaning act, in the name of supporting and honoring the military or soldiers. It is part a vicious cycle!
by Fran on Sat Sep 6th, 2008 at 02:09:07 AM EST

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