Leslie_R (trojan@atoka.net)
Wed, 16 Aug 2000 11:25:12 -0500

Freedom045@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 8/16/00 6:19:12 AM Pacific Daylight Time, trojan@atoka.net
> writes:
> << Gundam is just like "War.. here it is" no pro or anti slogans.. just a
> rare look at it from usually multiple angles, showing you that the 'good
> guys' aren't the only ones dying for thier cause.. listening to one of
> the rookie Gelgoog pilots at A Baou A Qu cry for his mother while his
> cockpit explodes all around him was one of the things that got to me
> (too often in "realistic" war movies we see all how one side is got it
> so bad, seeing frineds and brothers dying left and right, putting up
> with hardship of every stripe.. but stil leaving the enemy mostly
> faceless and voiceless.. nevermind that the guy you're pointing a gun at
> who you blame for blowing away your frinds just saw many people he cared
> about lose thier lives as well)
> -Les >>
> The lesson I come away with is that "War sucks, but its kill or be killed, or
> its kill or see your friends die"
and it goes both ways.. it's just a matter of weather you're gonna be
the poor schmuck who dies for his country before making the other poor
schmuck die for his or not


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