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Indeed, this is the ongoing question.

Sudan/Darfur - UN estimate 300,000 dead. And the fighting/killing is happening as I type. As you read.

Yes, what compels such inhumanity?
As I said, I hope to find that demons are real, for if they're not I have to believe I am as capable of such things as anyone else.

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Well written. I like your juxtapositions between intricate "pretty" phrasings and blunt, harsh ones.
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As I said, I hope to find that demons are real, for if they're not I have to believe I am as capable of such things as anyone else.
Perhaps demons were once men who chose their change.
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Well written. I like your juxtapositions between intricate "pretty" phrasings and blunt, harsh ones.

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Built of logs, not boards
Built to endure russian winters

Windows higher than your head
Slit like, the thickness of a log

They were crowded and crammed in there
Men, Women, Children

All the villagers who were caught

Yelling, screaming, crying
Terror swirling in the air

Their captors told the men and women
"You may leave through this one window"

"Not children- children stay inside"

A few adults came out
one with a child
the child was tossed back in

Then grenades were tossed in
(some call them potato mashers)

Explosions, smoke, screaming- screaming

Now
bottles of flammable liquid
hurled, breaking, soaking the wood

And the screaming

Then
men
with flamethrowers
hosing fire onto the structure

Hell on Earth

Inferno Incarnate

The screaming

Gunfire begins
Rifles- machine guns- pistols

The roar of the flames
The banging of weapons
The smoke
The laughter of the assailants
(do daemons make war to move amongst men?)

and

no more

screaming



Later
one of the leaders
quoted as saying
"The children- if you don't get the children
it starts all over again"



All of this happened. Historic fact.



"Humanity has already committed every stupidity and baseness."
"Now it only repeats them."
Those lines were spoken in
Andrei Tarkovsky's film
"Andrei Rublev"
set in 1408


5 centuries before the barn burned



For your perusal, bluewpc.

This event, the films portrayal, the history of it, I had to address it.

Recently a book titled Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich has been published.
For me it helps explain the degree of maniacal inhumanity that was prevalent in this particular war theater.
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