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Starship Troopers (1997)
Dizzy: My mother always told methat violence doesn't solve anything.Rasczak: Really? I wonder what the city foundersof Hiroshima would have to say about that.Carmen: They wouldn't say anything. Hiroshima was destroyed.Rasczak: Correct. Naked force has resolved more conflictsthroughout history than any other factor. The contrary opinion,that violence doesn't solve anything, is wishful thinkingat its worst; people who forget that always die.
Civics lessons straight from the lips of militaristic psychopaths -- aka the way school was meant to be taught! Anyway I feel kinda weird celebrating this movie on a day of being happy about politics (fill in the blank here with the necessary arguments about Obama's embrace of drones and so forth), but what ya gonna do - today is its fifteenth anniversary. That's right - fifteen years! Add one more check to the "I am getting old" column. But instead of discussing the film's satirical take on propaganda and patriotism, I have a more important query...