Good Guys, This American Life, Jan. 10,2014.
As local Catholic High School Considers a contract with the Department of Defense for a high school military program (JROTC) we consider the reason to: Teach War No More in High School.
Or one less excuse for any university to teach war and host the military on campus.
A letter to the Archbishop of Milwaukee responding to what he wrote as the “premier social issue. There has been no response.
The movie Soldiers of Conscience brought to attention how student soldiers in the Army officer training programs at military host universities are trained to ‘kill reflexively’, without use of conscience and considering moral justification.
The best explanation of this training technique is probably best described in a paper presented to the Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics in Washington, DC, January 27–28, 2000 by CPT Pete Kilner, instructor at the U.S. Military Academy. In a paper titled “Military Leaders’ Obligation to Justify Killing in War” he says: More
The terrible of effects of ‘reflexive killing’ can be seen on the PBS Frontline video
Marquette University Hosts the Catholic Worker Archives and Departments of the Army, Navy/Marines and Air Force. Although Dorothy Day lived before the Solomon Amendment of 1996, forcing colleges and universities to offer military training Catholic Workers have been on the forefront of resisting military training and teaching war, especially on Catholic universities.
by Archbishop Dr. Robert M. Bowman, Lt. Col., USAF, ret. National Commander, “The Patriots” & Primate, United Catholic Church
by Katie Millar in Sign Of Peace ~ Journal of The Catholic Peace Fellowship EASTER 2003, Vol. 2.2 Explains Moral Or Money Questions for Catholic University