Read Robert Shaw's play "The Man In The Glass Booth" for a great illustration of the "Would I?" principle as relates to the Holocaust.
That IS the haunting question. Would I have gone along with them? We'd al say no, but obviously, most did. That means most of us would. Just look at MAGA, book burning etc in the US today. We're not that far away from it.
I love the questions raised here. Peer pressure can make us do a lot of things. It would be so fascinating to get inside these guys' heads and see what kind of process took place.
I'll for sure have to watch the documentary. It's on my list!
i dont get toxic masculinity and war.
naive pacifist akter-abled Hippie