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A Morally-Confused Marine

cjones205 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 3:05 PM
All excellent points that miss one salient truism. Taking human life, whether by killing or murder wears on the hman soul. So does living with the death of your comrades. That by itself creates confusion. What Capt. Kudo needs is some time with his Chaplain...a combat Chaplain. Please be careful with your criticism. He may be conceptually wrong, but it is coming from that place deep in his soul that revere's human life. Nurture it and love it. Thanks.
The Original King Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 3:16 PM
cjones...........good post!
BFDOFR Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 3:15 PM
Not so. My son killed people in Afghanistan. He suffers no confusion, self-doubt or moral crisis as a result. In fact, he tells me that he loved being there because his job was "to go out and kill people who wanted to hurt America." He assures he never killed anyone who didn't need to be killed and as a result he sleeps soundly every night.
WestTexan Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 4:50 PM
Neither did my father while serving in Korea, nor my uncle who served in Vietnam.

Last week, the Washington Post published an opinion piece by a Marine captain titled, "I Killed People in Afghanistan. Was I Right or Wrong?"

The column by Timothy Kudo, who is now a graduate student at New York University, is a fine example of the moral confusion leftism has wrought over the last half century. Captain Kudo's moral confusion may predate his graduate studies, but if so, it has surely been reinforced and strengthened at NYU.

The essence of Mr. Kudo's piece is that before he served in Afghanistan he was ethically unprepared for killing, that killing is...

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