Kill for Peace


Tom Greening - TRANSCEND Media Service

Some soldiers do not like to kill—
not for the glory or the thrill.
But do not fret—relax, for now
psychologists can teach them how.
There is a shrink, a clever man,
who knows wise ways by which we can
use modern means to mold and train
a balky coward’s squeamish brain.
We will our destiny fulfill
when our brave soldiers love to kill.


Tom Greening: “I engage in five professional activities:
Faculty Member at Saybrook University
Private Practice of Psychotherapy
Clinical Professor of Psychology, UCLA
International Editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology
Writing (Poetry).”


This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 6 May 2013.

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