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Veterans And Peace Activists Seek To Find Common Ground

August 13, 2019

Kids… killed kids. It’s not fun, and so desensitizes what we have to do because that is our job. It’s a job.>>Against that wall, with the ‘X’ on it, can I have all my veterans? The other wall, on this side, I’m gonna have all my peace activists.>>The military brainwashes its soldiers.>>Veteran: (quietly) How?>>Oh, wow. Um, I don’t think the natural inclination for a human being is to want to kill another human being. There is a necessary requirement in the military to get you to perform a certain action. And in order for that action to occur, it is my theory, that there is a part of changing the way that you think, in order to take somebody from a human being and make it a target so that you can achieve a goal. They had asked are the military Desensitizing soldiers are they Manipulating them mentally and I would have walked over. I would have Brainwashed we chose it. Well. I don’t know man It’s just like I even watch like the advertisements for the military And it just seems to me the one thing you brought up was was killing It’s no no one wants to do. I know. I don’t want to do. I know I didn’t want to flips you yes He was use the words desensitized. We’re desensitizes and so because we have to we have to move on I just think that that’s kind of my point though in order to get from that spot where you don’t want to kill another human Being to where you look at it as this is just my job, but it’s a choice. Yeah, it’s not brainwashed It really just comes down to either that guy at the end of your muzzle Or you and I want to come back home to my family Okay Yeah, this is a tough one I think that there’s a point between a just war and An unjust war there are certain wars that? You know, maybe we should have gone into it like maybe we shouldn’t have gone into Iraq Right and then there’s certain wars where World War two You know where Hitler was Advancing to pull in I think that’s definitely a just war to get into I mean he was trying to kill Jewish people yeah And in that case you could call it a necessary evil There is a time that that necessary evil has to happen and in that you don’t even maybe call it a necessary evil It’s just a necessity the action itself has to take place As long as we leave this on the table at war is a necessary evil it really just excuses almost all You know all wars because if it’s six – what’s excusable right when does it become necessary? If you really want to see a peaceful world you have to just get rid of that because the key word there is it necessary Necessary I don’t believe that I don’t believe it’s necessary that it’s the only way for to you to obtain your objective is war Do you I thought you were disagreeing with the evil no no no, I mean well. Yeah war is not evil I mean not yeah, it’s not Have you ever had an argument, but you had good intentions? Right so yeah to speak on the word evil. I don’t really agree that war equals evil as well Probable maybe not possible Yes, yeah When you get humans together and find a way to find common ground to find the similarities rather than the differences That’s when you have a possibility At peace and I believe that it is something that is possible on a grand scale is it easy Maybe not but it is possible World peace I want that to happen of course But it’s so much easier said than done I think because just the way that we were taught you know we all want world peace But let’s say a culture in Africa thinks that genital mutilation is perfectly fine Are we going to be perfectly fine with that are we going to be able to talk them out of it? I don’t really think we are because they have their own customs their own cultures So the only way we can kind of get them to accept our culture. Is there is some sort of violence That’s dangerous. I do believe that the Quantum of people that would prefer peace to conflict is growing and that’s what gives me hope So if it meant if I died the world would be at peace oh Yeah Look I’ve I’ve had some amazing adventures on planet earth I’ve had the greatest of friends the greatest of family seen the best concerts seen some beautiful places if it meant that That happened for this place to be a-ok groovy do it right now. I had a good run I got 35 years with more than a lot I’ve got more than twice yeah, those ears But more importantly I have two grandchildren and a third one on the way, yeah and and really I had to think about it, but if I could do that and bring them world peace let alone all the Lexi’s and Charlie’s around the world that’s easy and like life is so beautiful, but for me I believe there is a life after my life, and there are many lifetimes. Yeah, if I had to die for world peace me versus 7 billion human beings Question I initially when I heard the question. I thought man What a dumb question and then Steve your answer actually really made me think yeah Well actually elicited like a really beautiful response. Are you talking about your grandchildren you know and then I’m Like I’ll think a little bit more about this question And I realized you know what if I say I’m willing to die for peace. Oh gosh. What’s the last time? I did anything to actually promote peace. Oh, I’d be a claw I’d be a really full of shit if I said that I would be willing to die for peace I wouldn’t be able. Do you even take the most basic steps towards actually contributing something, but those basic those basic steps totally matter But also living a life of purpose is a life That’s lived a moment to moment to moment so simply you by being you you affect people like yeah you seem I only met you for what half an hour 45 minutes You got a good head on your shoulders and wherever you go you leave an imprint And that’s true for all of us. I mean don’t get me wrong. I don’t want to die, and I’d rather do those things I I’m in a I’m in a peace group that has met every Friday morning since 9/11 16 years for two hours every Friday to work on these issues So I think really if we I sometimes say a dollar a day and an hour a day Yeah, I know a lot of I mean not like tons of people was you know dozen or so people with that my closest friend To kill was killed was his name is Chris domain and he had a wife and kids it was is Pretty sad I’ve deployed seven times now, and I’m scheduled to go back out in March For my eighth back to Afghanistan, but uh I think there was probably one or two deployments where we didn’t Lose someone. I don’t know if it’s appropriate what taps into your Courage to keep going back in the face of losing these guys. Yeah, it’s a For me. It’s not only just a job when I say job. I think of family I think of putting food on the table roof over the head of my family and then Second to that or pretty much tied for first is the guys next to you you know Which eyes go out here in LA and really? They have a future in college or anything just we’ve got poor and homeless at some points But uh join the military I want to serve my country and really just have some stable and has it evolved It was now’s like this big family. You’re part of you’re part of something that’s bigger, and I don’t mind deploying because I know I’m with family I Think I’m blessed that I don’t know anybody who’s died in combat so I mean yeah I don’t understand what you guys have been through but I applaud you all of you guys for Like you said putting food on the table cuz in my head. I was like. There’s so many jobs out there. Why this one When you’re when you’re a soldier, you’re you’re making a sacrifice, so thank you You’re welcome Yeah, you know I mean I think and I think as Americans we appreciate anybody who makes a significant sacrifice Its kind of the ultimate sacrifice So Thank you for checking out that video much appreciation We get to do what we love because you all watch our videos So if you really love us you’ll continue to keep watching videos There’s more right here that you can check out you probably haven’t seen all of them And if you really want to just commit to us you can subscribe right here. I’ll be around I’ll be at the end of some more videos, and I will keep in touch peace You


  • Reply Charlie Highnam July 18, 2019 at 4:35 am

    Everyone in this episode was likeable and intelligent I enjoyed this

  • Reply Ace Dragon July 18, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    As long as there’s 2 people on earth ones gonna want the other dead

  • Reply Dat Fumanist July 18, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Do you think that vets don’t. Care about the lives they take they just have to keep going no matter what and if vets are dead in the eyes and feel no remorse during training at military camp they make u think your nothing then build you back up to be mentally ready for combat

  • Reply Joel Harris July 18, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Anyone who has seen the horrors of war should be an advocate for peace. Alot of us suffer from moral injury years after war. I know I do.

  • Reply Kobe Taylor July 19, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Yay one that doesn't get chaotic

  • Reply Michael Collins July 19, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Abunch of snowflakes ❄️. Everyone’s so soft now a days

  • Reply Jacob Vashchenko July 19, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    “War is a necessary evil”

    Peace activists walks to the stand…
    Um 😐 ok?

  • Reply Super Natural July 19, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    9:26 🤢🤢🤢🤢

  • Reply deadlyundead July 20, 2019 at 7:24 am

    I'm a veteran and I know very few veterans that are anti peace. Politicians are pro-war not soldiers.

  • Reply Zaynab Rodriguez July 20, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    I lost it when they brought up the killing of children and they just brushed up. For the Lord the hands that shed innocent blood are an abomination.

  • Reply Jaice Yi July 20, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    To the argument of the person who spoke about genital mutilation in Africa as a reason to justify a war: aren’t you ignoring millions of genital mutilations that is currently happening in America that is getting ignored because it’s been so normalized and ingrained to our “culture” that we don’t even recognize them as genital mutilation? Shall we have a war to fix that?

  • Reply Levi Walker July 20, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    You get to be an actevest because of our vetrans

  • Reply Arthur Morgan July 21, 2019 at 1:12 am

    People in poverty vs. People from upper middle class families

  • Reply Tony Toons July 21, 2019 at 6:43 am

    "I support the troops, not the ones who sent them for oil"

  • Reply Orb July 21, 2019 at 7:30 am

    1:00 cant believe more ppl didnt go forward lol America gives every single soldier love and are thankful for their service no every war nor every fight is coming from the U.S out of good or the best for our country soldiers arent the only ones brainwashed as are the citizens who believe what they do is always for the better of the u.s

  • Reply Nuclear Left Hook July 22, 2019 at 1:33 am

    they were all very intelligent and not full of their own opinion. nice to see

  • Reply Eric Jenkins July 22, 2019 at 3:05 am


  • Reply Fig The nig July 22, 2019 at 8:10 am

    They need to remake this with different vets from different wars and ask deeper questions

  • Reply TVOCD July 22, 2019 at 10:25 am

    The soldiers are sent to combat knowing they could die, in order to achieve peace but actually refuse to die for it. Wow. Wtf are they there for then

  • Reply boo kyuun July 22, 2019 at 11:12 am

    okay why that girl like to always sit ONLY on THAT chair

  • Reply Lara M July 22, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    Make them longer!

  • Reply Potatosti July 23, 2019 at 9:53 am

    If I were a war veteran, I'd probably be even more of a peace activist.
    War is just setting humanity back.

  • Reply Daniel Joseph Mchugh July 23, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    Replace brainwash with condition and it would be more acceptable

  • Reply Michael Recine July 23, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    The guy with the big beard was on point 👌

  • Reply Rictalmarlin934 SIEGE July 24, 2019 at 6:21 am

    Si vis pacem para bellum: If you want peace prepare for war

  • Reply アキラ July 24, 2019 at 10:29 am

    That old guy sounds like david attenborough

  • Reply Moritz Clodi July 24, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    "We don't trade lives!"

  • Reply Six Line Media July 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    I think every person on earth should be anti war. If war never happens the there for be less unnecessary death and destruction. being pro war is basically saying that you are fine with people going out too die. Of course in out world war is necessary and people in service are some of the best people in the world.

  • Reply Mala calope July 25, 2019 at 11:43 am

    War is not evil??? Damn

  • Reply Movie Man Reviews July 25, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    "War is a necessary evil"
    War is entirely unnecessary but wholly inevitable.

    "World peace is possible"
    Theoretically yes but realistically no.

  • Reply Gabriella Payne July 25, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    It takes alot to sign your name on s dotted line that at any moment you can be sent to fight point blank period. In a perfect world there would be peace and every individual could set aside differences and work together and live in peace but that is not the world we live in at all.

    Because individuals decide to go to the military and serve individuals are able to have freedom of speech in America and have opinions.

    Instead of being dictated and told how you can think and what you can say.

  • Reply Ashlyn Bryant July 25, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    This was my favorite video

  • Reply Avansti Galister July 26, 2019 at 3:05 am

    Why is Ted Kaczynski here???

  • Reply Christian Alvarez July 26, 2019 at 3:14 am

    Wow both groups were pretty educated and smart with their words I though the peace activists were gonna be so opinionated but they were the opposite

  • Reply Jesus July 26, 2019 at 5:38 am

    Pro Guns vs anti guns

  • Reply Vex Patron July 26, 2019 at 6:31 am

    "The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" Please try to understand that.

  • Reply LOLI HENTAI July 26, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    I'm a veteran too, i fought in the Ragnarok

  • Reply LOLI HENTAI July 26, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    How to achieve world peace? By eradicating all life on earth.

  • Reply Seb Crakpot July 27, 2019 at 7:31 am

    Military is great for defense or humanitarian help, only problem is when the people in control use it for their own agenda in other countries and pretend to help…

  • Reply Carlos V July 28, 2019 at 2:01 am

    This is cute but in order to achieve what these peace activist are looking for then we need to rewire humans itself. Greed is part of human nature.

  • Reply Carlos V July 28, 2019 at 4:24 am

    Also, world peace is attained by the death of soldiers for certain parts of the world that never had peace.

  • Reply Strontium Monoxide July 28, 2019 at 4:36 am

    4:54 wtf, that's super racist

  • Reply Evan ? July 28, 2019 at 9:49 am

    There will always be war i mean in some sense military's are glorified gangs think about it this way 2 people will always fight over something thats just a fact and if they always fight it might turn ugly eventually and instead of 2 people it can be many … Many groups of people fighting other groups kinda sounds like a gang war the only difference is one is looked up upon

    (Edit accidently pressed post without finishing)

  • Reply SheffyDoodles July 28, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    Most people are peaceful. All it takes is one bad intentioned person with enough charisma to rally people together to cause conflict in the world. We saw this in the 1930s. We will never have peace as long as there is greed, religion, and a desire for power.

  • Reply Soufiane El Khattabi July 28, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    It's always 10 minutes with zero meaning/content

  • Reply 10.000 subs without a video July 28, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    Adam, if you havent been in the military, then dont say anything without facts, you said what you thought not facts.

  • Reply MegachinimaThugs July 28, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    5:50 I think the question was a nuance to whether you would enroll in order to have world peace but they conflated the question.

  • Reply Samuel Pyle July 29, 2019 at 12:03 am

    The men who were piece activists are not even men they are cucks

  • Reply nice haircut July 29, 2019 at 3:50 am

    Dude in the blue jacket looks like a fucked up shaggy

  • Reply Chris Jones July 29, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Respect to the veterans who are peace activists.

  • Reply hotty slutty July 30, 2019 at 9:52 am

    many serial killers served so are they still considered heroes?

  • Reply Joshua Gibson July 31, 2019 at 12:11 am

    Do all military think the same !!

  • Reply darkhumphrey July 31, 2019 at 3:02 am

    This was probably the most courteous Jubilee discussion I've seen so far. I applauded all 6 of them

  • Reply Fohgi July 31, 2019 at 7:32 am

    This show has the nicest set ever

  • Reply Candy Smith July 31, 2019 at 10:15 am

    I appreciated the peace activists being respectful towards the soldiers and thanked them for their sacrifice.

  • Reply MrObsolete530x July 31, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    Were they all combat veterans? A lot of people still have this childlike view of the military where they're all soldiers but you can go into the military and be an accountant. The different career fields within the military will have different views on combat.

  • Reply LIBERTY PRIME July 31, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    Peace activists: Why are war missions even a thing? Why stick your nose in other countries??? It’s NOT necessary

    Me: we get dirty and the world stays clean, that’s the mission

  • Reply Mont The Dragon Slayer July 31, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    People in ww1 thought they were dying for peace.

  • Reply joe shmo August 1, 2019 at 3:08 am

    You are an amazing channel.
    The epitome of freedom of speech

  • Reply Goon Squad Skateboarding August 1, 2019 at 9:21 am

    Great convo from both sides. I thought it was going to be much more heated.

  • Reply Daniel Hanson August 1, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    2 of the veterans said war is not necessary and 1 of the peace activists said it was necessary, these obviously aren’t peace extremists or else the veterans woulda knocked there block off 😂

  • Reply Jonathan George August 2, 2019 at 4:26 am

    World peace is impossible just because humanity is not homogeneous. As long as there is differences between peoples and it's advantageous for world leaders to exploit these differences to maintain and expand their power and base, world peace is impossible.

  • Reply FScorpion678 August 2, 2019 at 9:13 am

    Without war America would’ve never gained its independence

  • Reply Sm0ky 1_up August 3, 2019 at 3:13 am

    See I like this Bc you have level headed ppl talking about stuff that ppl differ about and just talk about it without screaming and yelling

  • Reply Brandon Nguyen August 3, 2019 at 6:33 am

    6:02 captions on and the man has 70 ears

  • Reply ReturddL L August 3, 2019 at 7:18 am

    Guy in Air Force? What did he do exactly?

  • Reply itsAcoldWorld g August 3, 2019 at 8:52 am

    Asian girl looks pretty fine

  • Reply aarmn Proton August 3, 2019 at 10:58 am

    I think its not a real discussion, there is no radical guy there

  • Reply H P August 3, 2019 at 11:21 am

    What was that last veterans occupation, I saw Air Force and marine corps, but not the last one ???

  • Reply Emily Riggleman August 3, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    Genital mutilation in Africa? What about male circumcision in the United States… same thing..

  • Reply звезда Патрика Patrick Star August 4, 2019 at 12:28 am

    Which side are you for?
    Like for Veterans
    Reply for Peace Activists

  • Reply звезда Патрика Patrick Star August 4, 2019 at 12:30 am

    5:49 Is nobody gonna talk about that noise

  • Reply I BROKEMYOWNHEART August 4, 2019 at 1:06 am

    1000 years ago: warriors went and sacked civilization causing a lot of harm and destruction and the common people are forced to defend themselves.

    Now: some people went to the military for its benefits and others are whining from the violence of it.

  • Reply I BROKEMYOWNHEART August 4, 2019 at 1:07 am

    At the beginning of the video, I had a lot of respect for the old man thinking he was a veteran from WWII or Vietnam just to find out he’s a anti war guy.

  • Reply Tom H August 4, 2019 at 1:59 am

    If world peace is forever the cool

  • Reply DX Viking August 4, 2019 at 5:58 am

    Can we all talk about how they are just sitting in a dark parking lot

  • Reply Terran Moore August 4, 2019 at 10:08 am

    It's a you or me situation in war

  • Reply lepra_chaun August 4, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    This is the one episode where I believe that everybody on each side is level-headed and smart, and can listen to and appreciate the other sides points.

  • Reply Capo Santana August 5, 2019 at 4:00 am

    My Pops is a not only a veteran but a Combat veteran and from a pretty young age he told me its brainwashing. That's not to say he doesnt love and support the Marine Corp no matter what but he recognizes some of the things he went through as brainwashing to some degree.

  • Reply Peregrine Racing August 5, 2019 at 10:57 am

    Thanks was a good guy, he killed all those people for the greater good of the universe that was a just war for him.

  • Reply Noah Youngs August 5, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    That’s crazy that they got Bernie Sanders on here

  • Reply rmg huntry August 6, 2019 at 1:01 am

    Peace activists r retarded

  • Reply Timothy Edward August 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

    No one wants war… not even soldiers…. but….. without WW2 many major powers will still be at war.

  • Reply Brandon Dinh August 6, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    Sometimes we have to sacrifice hundreds of people for millions of lives

  • Reply Angela Armstrong-Ingram August 6, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Currently binge watching vids.

  • Reply Fahad August 7, 2019 at 12:48 am

    The bearded man is awesome i really like him

  • Reply Shelldra Mike August 7, 2019 at 8:27 am

    World peace is not possible unless you want the very definition of humanity to die

  • Reply leon scott August 7, 2019 at 11:07 am

    The sad thing is that none of these people are soldiers. They're paid private security for multinational natural resource organizations

  • Reply apocalypticawe August 7, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    The bearded peace activist guy seems like the nicest guy ever

  • Reply jose a August 7, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Why fighting for a piece of land without a real meaning? I just don't understand

  • Reply ChinkMink August 8, 2019 at 5:43 am

    7 million human beings? Alright pal thats a little very off but atleast you chose to save them lol

  • Reply irishbeermarine August 8, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    Those goddman, red hippie commies.

  • Reply Zestran Faubert August 9, 2019 at 9:13 am

    I wasn't actually sure which people were the veterans and which were the pacifist most of this video.

  • Reply TheSpecOpser August 9, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    5:48 Bruh that weird popp sound you made… man you must've practised that like a million times.

  • Reply Jared K August 10, 2019 at 7:00 am

    When the group of them walked forward saying that they would die for world peace the one thing that never popped into their head is that world peace doesn't necessarily mean a world with people in it… It's dark I know but realistically world peace would likely mean a world without people.

  • Reply Elaine Cochrane August 10, 2019 at 10:54 am

    America has been at war 222 years of 239 years ots been on earth..Isn't that wonderful..Good on you America What am achievement.Wonderful country…Utterly disgusting.

  • Reply Dylan Locke August 12, 2019 at 5:17 am

    this channel makes me feel more peaceful mentally

  • Reply Burlin Moron August 12, 2019 at 5:56 am

    Thank you veterans 🇺🇸

  • Reply Ross Peterson August 13, 2019 at 6:11 am

    Who decides what world peace is? What if the nazis were to decide what world peace was? Everyone’s definition of world peace is different. That’s why world peace is impossible. If everyone where to just ignore everyone, agree with one another and never have opposing views it would take soooo much longer to progress as a society and to create new things. Do I wish it was possible? yeah!

  • Reply Rare Hond August 13, 2019 at 11:27 am

    World peace is never go to happen. Too much greedy people on the earth. We are all different. And there are too many of us

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