Why don’t we care about loss of life abroad?

Freedom's Phoenix
by Call Me Oyate

11/28/08

When the Soviet Union collapsed, we had sudden access to a whole bunch of intel that we didn’t before. We had access to the records, we had the operatives that wrote them available for interview. It wasn’t hard for us to ‘gather intel’ at that point because everybody who could interpret it had no job or if they did, they hadn’t been paid in months and if they had been, their currency was almost worthless and even if they had a valuable currency, it wasn’t easy to find anything much to buy. See, their economy had shut down. Nothing really functioned. So these guys marketed themselves and their knowledge for cheap. But that’s only part of the story. We learned that the Soviets spent lavishly on propagandizing their people, about the same percentage we did at the time. The difference is they knew that everybody knew their propaganda was bs... . Americans in the USA, then as now, believe our propaganda. So to extrapolate, I suggest that our reaction, or lack of reaction to our soldiers dying, and civilians dying by the boatload in Iraq, Afghanistan and historically, many other places, is an effect of how we are propagandized. To us, it’s entertainment. It’s no mistake or coincidence of history that our propaganda machine was birthed in Hollywood. It’s no mistake or coincidence our news media is owned by the entertainment media which is in turn owned by the corporate-financial-military complex. See, to most of us, the war was a kickass reality show, but it’s played for a few seasons and we’re bored...

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