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Real Soldiers do not want war

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Dec 7, 2014.

  1. Salty

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    Very true. Thanks for the post Salty. I owe you another Mountain Dew.

    Neo-cons might like a war as would some industrialists, but they are not putting their lives on the line.
     
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    “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”

    ~Robert E. Lee
     
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    I’ve been where you are now and I know just how you feel. It’s entirely natural that there should beat in the breast of every one of you a hope and desire that some day you can use the skill you have acquired here.

    Suppress it! You don’t know the horrible aspects of war. I’ve been through two wars and I know. I’ve seen cities and homes in ashes. I’ve seen thousands of men lying on the ground, their dead faces looking up at the skies. I tell you, war is Hell!

    William Tecumseh Sherman in a speech to the Michigan Military Academy (19 June 1879);​

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    Revelation 12:7 (KJV) And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

    James 4:2 (KJV) Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
     
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