~It has a natural, an inevitable tendency to brutalize
every noble faculty of man.~ An American sailor, who was cast away on the shore of Africa, where he was kept in slavery for three years, was, at the expiration of that period, found to be imbruted and stultified--he had lost all reasoning power; and having forgotten his native language, could only ut- ter some savage gibberish between Arabic and Eng- lish, which nobody could understand, and which even he himself found difficulty in pronouncing.
I had been fifteen days without seeing a human face, and had been left to brutalize
myself in the company of bottles."
Sadly, again the parents brutalize
even more to their own children of asking to quit the madrassah.
While I doubt that you could find even one living American veteran who would say that they fought to preserve the right of police to brutalize
people of color and to preserve a lower standard of opportunity for African Americans, it is worth remembering that in the 19th Century there were soldiers in America who fought and died for exactly those principles.
"Through its illicit oil operations and trafficking in looted archaeological material from Syria and Iraq, ISIL has generated millions of dollars in hard currency, enabling it to brutalize
and oppress innocent civilians," affirmed a State Department statement.
"Sir, there is no place in this city, there is no place in this country and indeed there is no place in this world for those who enslave others, those who sexually assault others and those who brutalize
others," Russo said.
As they prepare to brutalize
each other with staple guns and barbwire, Necro lets The Ram know that he's basically cool with whatever, just as long he doesn't have to do much running or anything.
And no matter what predator/prey relationships exist that fit with Mother Nature's plans, the ones we direct--from "factory" farming systems that brutalize
cows, pigs and chickens while seriously polluting the environment, to laboratory work that grinds up species in the name of new shades of toxic eye shadow--are driven entirely by greed, not need.