Why do men like to kill men?

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Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Greatest I am » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:42 pm

Why do men like to kill men?

At times of war, many men smile in the anticipation of killing another man. Sons love to anticipate killing as well. Killing is the epitome of personal drama and that is why we love it. Fathers love to see it in their children, and the children are eager to emulate their parents.

We just love war, and it we do not collectively stop loving it, it looks like we will go extinct. We are just to god damned powerful for this little spaceship earth.

Nice that modern humans, as a species we are so nice that we mostly do economic war. Not so nice when we wage military war. Unfortunately, we now seem to be waring against our own existence.

Better to trade, even with nature; so why do we seem eager to destroy ourselves by killing the earth?

The notion of honorable killing served us well to date. That notion, because of population pressures and M.A.D., now means more of an honorable suicide or genocide by all the military forces of the world, should they be stupid enough to get to a nuclear WWIII.

We men are no longer doing the best that we can for our children or our own best end. We have not curbed our love of killing enough and have put our full global habitat at risk of extinction. Stupid is as stupid does.

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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Dan~ » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:59 pm

Most of the people i know find war abhorent.
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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Tab » Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:32 pm

My Dad was a vet from WW2. Never got any kind of homocidal vibe from him, ever, nor any sense of fond memory.
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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Greatest I am » Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:29 am

Dan~ wrote:Most of the people i know find war abhorent.


Yet we have had almost 5,000 years of war.

Someone, likely the majority, sure seem to like it and it is the epitome of drama, which we crave.

Bread and circuses. Food and killing, if not gladiators, then armies.

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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Greatest I am » Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:32 am

Tab wrote:My Dad was a vet from WW2. Never got any kind of homocidal vibe from him, ever, nor any sense of fond memory.


I am not surprised, but have you ever asked him how he felt before knowing the hardship of the experience?

He may not have even wanted to go, but many do.

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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby derleydoo » Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:30 am

Why do men like to kill men?

There's an opening statement!

Often men are ordered to kill other men. Some travel huge distances in order to follow such orders. Personally, I have not engaged in armed conflict.

As I understand it, there are 30,000 homeless veterans in the USA.

It would be interesting to get their views.

"Well? Did you like that?"

(I will read on!)

Don't think I will. :lol:

I am old-fashioned. I struggle to convince myself.
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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Tab » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:55 am

Greatest I am wrote:
Tab wrote:My Dad was a vet from WW2. Never got any kind of homocidal vibe from him, ever, nor any sense of fond memory.


I am not surprised, but have you ever asked him how he felt before knowing the hardship of the experience?


Sec, I'll just grab my ouija-board.
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Re: Why do men like to kill men?

Postby Greatest I am » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:51 pm

Thanks guys.

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