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  •  I can see that I got carried away... (1+ / 0-)
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    with emotionalism while writing that. However, I wrote this on my blog a few months ago and made the mistake of posting it on a site that has a different quality of readership. I should have written something more appropriate to DK instead of being lazy and posting something I'd already written. This was meant for people who are exposed to mainstream media and need a jarring to get them to see things from a different perspective.

    I don't believe that everyone who joins the military is a war-loving sociopath. I do believe that financial terrorists have created a society in which many people are left with limited choices on how to make a living. I indulged in anger over that - and the obvious xenophobic propaganda that permeates our society.

    From now on, I will only post essays I write specifically for DK. Thank you for the constructive criticism. I'm sorry to all readers who I may have offended. I stand corrected.

    Doing my part to break the Capitalist Indoctrination Process. Here's where I rant:

    by ashiftinconsciousness on Tue May 28, 2013 at 11:47:11 AM PDT

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    •  I agree even more with your basic (1+ / 0-)
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      philosophy after reading this, and it is easier to digest as you say it here. I was so much in agreement that I wanted to tip and rec the diary but felt constrained because I work with vets and servicemembers and have met some of their families as well. I've "missed the mark" on audience here as well and have been criticized (constructively) too, so I appreciate what you said and have appreciated others' criticism. I look forward to reading more of your writings. Best, d

      I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake. ― Walt Whitman, Song of Myself

      by dannyboy1 on Wed May 29, 2013 at 04:26:13 AM PDT

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