Re: "feels good" is inherently meaningful

From: David Picon Alvarez (
Date: Sat Jul 03 2004 - 03:40:29 MDT

> However what matters isn't the experience of the war in #2, its the
> decision to 'self sacrifice' at the recruitment center, after that they
> are stuck. A suicide bomber may decide in the few instants after blowing
> themselves up before full death that this really sucks, but again its
> too late.

They could leave, deserting their comrades. Some do. Of the ones that don't,
I am convinced that there is a significant amount which 1) are not happy
soldiering and 2) do not leave because of points of principle, not because
of risk.


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