Posts Tagged ‘Warfare’

The Idea of War and its Sacralization

Doesn’t the idea of war invoke horror within? Doesn’t it cause the soul to ache; to crawl and wail? How does one come to the conclusion that warfare is natural? How does one find so many ways to condone it? It’s barbaric. The notion that one human should travel great distances to kill another human…

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The Cure for Combat PTSD is Prevention and Empathy

Empathy

Post Traumatic Stress disorder is considered a mental disorder that affects people who have experienced something painful or unnerving. These experiences are usually scenarios that involve witnessing or causing death or destruction. For example, if a man signs up for military service and is spirited away to strange lands to kill strange people—he becomes a likely candidate for PTSD.…

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