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About caygin

My name is Caygin. I ask you to join me to debate an unusual question: Do we subconsciously train our sons to be psychologically ready to be used as pawns in war? Are we innocent fools who unintentionally prepare our sons to be fed as fodder into the politicians’ war-machines? For the past seven years I’ve been doing research into what we teach boys – our sons. This is just one of the questions that fascinate and worry me.

Watch and Listen to this.

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Ann Jones: The link between foreign tyranny and domestic violence

Picture this. A man, armoured in tattoos, bursts into a living room not his own. He confronts an enemy. He barks orders. He throws that enemy into a chair. Then against a wall. He plants himself in the middle of … Continue reading

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A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year – Rebecca Solnit

I have included here an article written by Rebecca Solnit because of its link to the subject matter of my blog. It demonstrates once again how destructive some of our messages to boys, then men, are. My sincere gratitude to … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Military Health Risks by Emily Walsh

Understanding Common Military Health Risks Military veterans and their families serve a valuable role in protecting freedom around the world. While military veterans play an essential role in the modern world, they often face living conditions and environments that expose … Continue reading

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The Disciplined Man

A soldier who thinks too much – who thinks independently – is not much use to the military. A soldier who questions is worse than useless to the military. The useful soldier is one who obeys the rules that are … Continue reading

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The ‘Patriot’ who Must Win No Matter What.

Competitiveness has both positive and negative qualities. Competitiveness is not negative in essence. It is an important natural part of human behaviour and is necessary for progress. But on the negative side, it can be warped into aggression and repugnant … Continue reading

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Tough Enough

Soldiers, of course, are required to be tough. Strong and tough like Rambo. No-one must be able to get the better of them physically. As if we were still fighting hand-to-hand combat, and did not rely nowadays on sophisticated weapons. … Continue reading

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