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Brainwashing and Blind Patriotism

I was having an online conversation with a US ex-soldier recently. It began with Billy Graham’s death and rapidly went down the chute to the invasion of Iraq and slaughters of Muslims in many of our “War!”-front countries. I held Billy Graham responsible for supporting genocidal wars and for supporting his son Franklin in spite of Franklin’s open hostility towards Muslims and Islam…genocidal hostility, I would add.


I could not help but notice his fierce defense of the Iraq Invasion (Billy G was a supporter of all wars) so I remarked that it is understandable for him to have such a stand because he had been brainwashed during training that Iraq invasion was an existential war and the Iraqis were Evil incarnate.


Such an attitude is not peculiar to US soldiers alone, the entire American population that supported the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, had been programmed into believing they were defending “our way of life”, that “The enemy” will stop at nothing, “They” will kill us all and will not rest until America has been destroyed and turned into a “Sharia state”.

There are still millions of Americans who believe “The enemy” is still out there, waiting to destroy “our way of life”. Those millions of people are still looking at Muslims in America as “Sleeper-Cells” waiting for the secret order from some unknown Grand Controller, to rise and kill all “Unbelievers”.


The power of brainwashing is deep and very long-lasting.

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March 9, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment