Professional armies attempt to dehumanize the enemy in order to make it easier for young, inexperienced soldiers to kill them without hesitation or regret. Armies usually accomplish this by citing the horribly uncivilized behavior of "the enemy." Ironically, the American public makes it easy for terrorists to kill without hesitation or regret by dehumanizing itself with routine displays of its own horribly uncivilized behavior. Here are a few of their stories.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Chicken Soup with the community of Laramie, Wyoming...
What do you think of when you read or hear "Laramie, Wyoming?"
I think of Matthew Shepard, Columbine, and The Simpsons.