“On Staying Sane in a Suicidal Culture” (How we can—and must—survive)

On Staying Sane in a Suicidal Culture
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:20 By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | Report

Walking through morgues in Baghdad left scenes in my mind I remember even now. I can still smell the decaying bodies as I type this, nearly a decade later. Watching young Iraqi children bleed to death on operating tables after they had been shot by US military snipers has left an equally deep and lasting imprint.

My rage towards those responsible in the Bush administration bled outwards to engulf all of those participating in the military and anyone who supported the ongoing atrocity that was the US occupation of Iraq. My solution was to fantasize about hanging all of the aforementioned from the nearest group of light poles.

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