Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The truth about men

Several months ago my son and I watched A Few Good Men, a fictional courtroom drama centred on a case of physical abuse [an illegal code red] within the US military.

To me it highlights the irony that violence and injustice can become endemic to a military which is meant to be protecting its citizens from injustice and violence. Why is that?

Two years ago I asked Who is protecting who? because of revelations of a long history of abuse of cadets within the Australian military.

Here is the climactic scene from the movie. You can't handle the truth. The end justifies the means...


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