A Noise That Adds Fuel to the Fire
Please tell me that noise from Fort Bragg is not the frightening recoil of what sounds like atomic cannons. Or the resounding thunder of the military industrial complex making money and fighting wars we can’t win, wasting trillions of dollars and abetting the bankruptcy of average citizens.
It’s the same kind of noise patriotic cant and propaganda make, designed to deafen you, blind you, and stop you from thinking so that you’ll mindlessly rally round the flag and get on board with agendas of extreme nationalism that make nations further apart, fierce competitors and bound off from one another.
Perhaps instead of making so much noise, the cannons should emit balloons with peace symbols or little flags that say “bang.”
Maybe something like that would serve to defuse a society stoked on destructive hyper-masculinity that trains its discarded working class to fight wars that practically no one wants so they can have a job, making many of them unemployable and scarred for life either physically, mentally or emotionally in civilized society when they return.
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