Comment: Mixed Feelings

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Mixed Feelings

I think the overwhelming majority of troops signed up thinking they were going to do good (heck, the Navy's slogan is "a global force for good"). It's incredibly sad that TPTB place probably zero value on the lives of people who do their fighting. (assuming it's true, Henry Kissinger said "Military Men Are Just Dumb, Stupid Animals To Be Used As Pawns In Foreign Policy").

I still have great respect for those who go in believing that they're doing good for the world, even if they're being duped (which we know they are).