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Response to grasswire (Original post)

Thu Feb 4, 2016, 04:09 AM

9. It is very scary.

I know everyone hates it when I say this but... imagine if we sent teachers, doctors and engineers instead of weapons and drones?

We'd create fewer terrorists, reduce the death toll to near nil and we'd help these countries evolve.

The military should still be involved but as peacekeepers.

Of course, I'll be called unrealistic and a flower child but hey, I'm tired of our "solution" creating more terrorists and perpetuating the problem.

When we kill innocent people, they are not collateral damage. They are mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters. The survivors will always hate us for killing their family members. How is this going to bring peace to the region?

Of course, that's if peace is the goal. It's not as profitable as war, so I doubt it an objective.


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