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Richard Day: Cold in Minnesota, and in the Hearts of Men
Consistent with my social circles, I encounter very few individuals who are thinking about joining the armed forces. Nonetheless, on the rare occasions when I do, Along with advice to keep your head down so it will not get shot off, I ask if they have thought through the creepy things they will be obliged to do as part of their job.
When we contemplate that even veterans of "the good war", world war II, struggled with guilt at some of the ramifications of their warrior actions, it is obvious that soldiers in a much more morally ambiguous conflict such as " The war on terror", and it's attendant occupations of civilian populations, almost inevitably do things that a moral human will find repugnant. Thus, if you are not haunted with guilt,you are a fucking psychopath.
It is time to drop the word "disorder" from the diagnosis. Nightmares after war are not a bug; they are a feature of your humanity .