Have Five Years of War Taught Americans NOTHING?: Food for Thought

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From the Culture Inscribed blog, I read a write up they did on a Panel at California State University of Fresno where they had professionals and students engaging the issue of what has been learned about the five-year war in Iraq.  Go and read the blog and see if you think Americans have learned anything from the War on Terror.

I think that the topic of the Iraq war is often filled with raw emotion and not enough personal thought and research.  People want others to do the work for them in how they understand the war.  Developing thoughts and ways to “help solve and end the war” causing people to find themselves talking about other peoples opinions and other peoples facts and information.  They have not really done any real thinking about the Iraq war, war on terrorism, or America helping to rebuild Iraq.  People listen to what others say and I have found that there are many that have not talked to the soldiers or heard the people working on the different special projects in Iraq in the efforts to try to help them rebuild their great nation without the chaos of the past repeating itself.

 

People need to be better informed by their own efforts instead of relying on the mass media, politicians not personally involved, protestors or supporters that have nothing, but emotion drive fed by their favorite movie star.  Find the real stories from the people living it or do something about it over the past five years.  I believe that more of their voices need to be heard and considered valuable to see what people and Americans have really learned from this war.  Americans are in this war if they like it or not and too, many of them listen and learn from the masses sitting safely on the sidelines.

 

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  • Linda Greene  On October 24, 2016 at 11:51 am

    I believe I have found an American Indian artifact in the San Joaquin River here in Fresno. I would really love to send you a picture of it. Can you have someone contact me that might be interested? It’s a palm size rock that is carved. It looks like it may have a carving that looks like a dinosaur, a camel or somesuch creature. It looks like cave drawings. Anyway if anyone is interested please contact me. Thank you ,

    Linda Greene

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