Experimental attempts to alter the state of mind of soldiers is not new. What is the human mind–and who does it belong to?
While father-and-son and even mother-and-son relationships have a long history of getting the lion’s share of the limelight; of particular interest to me, however, was the relationship between Venus and her daughter, Jupiter.
At the heart of Inanna’s quest for justice is a provocation. A provocation spurred on by perceived acts of disloyalty, slights to her status, romantic mishaps, sexual transgressions and even acts of violence.
Criticisms notwithstanding, the fact remains that our modern legal system is not too different from Hammurabi’s time and is even considered to be a continuation of it.
Now, imagine, if you will, that you were given one final opportunity and chance to make amends from the astral realm. The people who you hurt cannot see you, hear you, touch you or even fathom the possibility that you are there.
The 21st century tools which have given power and control to the masses, has also created a handful of powerful tech companies; providing a unique challenge to both legislators and users regarding its use and abuse.
When whole clans, communities and countries begin to feel these emotions–war is born. Did our ancestors make the right decision to wage war?
In 1993, the Japanese government finally acknowledged the atrocities. Many Japanese officials, however, have maintained that it was not sexual slavery, but voluntary prostitution.
War is organised violence. War is violent, unpredictable and chaotic. What we don’t seem to recognise is that it takes strategy and organisation to create a war and to lead a people to victory.
Indian armies have historically been on the defensive and have failed, time and time again, to project power to take out their enemies.