Re: Boot Camp Films

On Sun, 18 Jan 1998 21:50:44 PST,
to_luke@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote...
>> Are there any movies out there that take seriously what people go
>through in
>> Boot Camp? There are some places where conditioning of human beings is
>> well-understood and pursued with enthusiasm.


Now I'm not sure about this, but I've heard (though I've never seen it)
that Full Metal Jacket is supposed to be fairly good at showing the boot
camp experience...something that was authenticated by a friend who decided
to join the marines...


anarchy as an ideal is not entirely unreasonable
if one holds, as an ideal, the triumph of human
spirit. it is when one starts to doubt that spirit,
when the idea of government -- the belief that
people are too weak to rule themselves --
begins to exist.
No Gods, No Masters.

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