I grew up in the 60s. I was only 9 years old in 1970, and I recall trying to understand what I was seeing on the TEEVEE concerning Viet Nam and such. I remember my dad watching the election results earlier, in 1968, between Humphrey and Nixon.
I vividly remember the 1969 moon landing; though, my most vivid in than 1-day-scene is of my mom, that July—a 28-year old—walking across the living room with a cold towel compress on her forehead. It was hot, I guess. Funny, the silly shit we remember….
Combine that with what was arguably a complete World War—even as touted—in the 1940’s, that my own dad almost starved from, in Germany, in the aftermath. The churning, high-risk geopolitics in play—with recently-utilzed nukes in play (Cuban deal already old), and diplomatic cold shoulders—likely out of fear of what we could actually do…already manifest in the lives of 100,000+ Japanese cooked in an instant…
Now we have hipsters and feminists. The pendulum has swung way too far back, from the Viet Nam era, where conscripted soldiers were derided and spat upon. It must also be pointed out that the same proto-brain mush—euphemistically known worldwide as “students”—somehow gain a wholly undeserved status as sage, collectively—but when dealt with individually, are almost uniformly ignoramuses.
I saw this contrived bullshit this morning, so contrived you know it’s contrived:
So, I guess the point is, if your’re paying attention, that the old cunt doesn’t care about innocent children in Iraq, and may enjoy them being killed because she had a father, husband, and child, and they died. So unusual. but, even if conscripted and didn’t do it voluntarily, there is no rational justification to go off killing children. And, if you protest that it’s not what America does, then perhaps not Facebook messages like this that imply that it’s A-OK, because.
But this is very typical flag-waving Republican stuff. You know it is. What you need to ask is why, and what is their human integrated development. …And don’t get started with me, because the Democrats are equally encephalitic, only in different ways.
So, anyway, here’s the introduction I wrote, when I posted that stuff.
I must say I dislike contrived stories like this.
In plain fact, the “Land of The Free” conscripted young men (WWars, Korea, Viet Nam, as mentioned in the sychodouche, below)…the older ones too smart…and the young ones want to please mommy, daddy, grandpa, grandma and most importantly, the GIRLS—similarly indoctrinated—to go “die for their country.”
Think about that, and most importantly, the sway moralistic teachings have on young people—and millions of them didn’t get to experience a full human life. And you have the AUDACITY to bow your head like a dog in shame, because they “died for you?” No, they died because your philosophy of death but for tiny windows motivated them in their formative ignorance to believe they’d have 70 virgins…so to speak.
No, you stupid fucks: they died because you and the previous generations told them lies. The dice were not in their favor, but they were in yours.
The very least you could do is shut the fuck up and not make yourselves look more pathetic by pretending that your largess is is connected to some doGish fantasy that the young, proto-males who’ve died, died to give that largess to you—rather than to act as veritable children do…trying to eek out a way in life that gets them by in social contexts.
Only irrational belief in a crazy doG—who threatens eternal torture in exchange for worship—could crate such mental dysfunction.
…Alright, I’m off to rebuild a teakwood chair…