Soldier warns politicians: When THIS happens, everyone cries!

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This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Soldat warnt Politiker: Wenn DAS passiert, weinen ALLE!" by Martin Wehrle: Coaching- und Karrieretipps
TLDR Politicians should understand the reality and consequences of war, and work towards peace instead of escalating conflicts.

Key insights

  • 🔥
    "I would like to take up his words here so that our politicians wake up before the whole planet is in flames."
  • 💔
    Soldiers on the frontlines see war as a constant danger to their lives, questioning whether they will ever return home to their families or be left injured or dead on the battlefield.
  • 💔
    Politicians who make decisions about war and weapons should consider the personal consequences for their own children, imagining them being sent to the front lines and experiencing the horrors of war.
  • 😱
    The speaker highlights the dangerous practice of dehumanizing people in war, stating that it is easier to kill them when they are declared as subhuman.
  • 😢
    "The world is ending in war. That war is the greatest inhumanity you can ever imagine can imagine and for those who were in the war there is no end to it."
  • 🌍
    "Ensure that no child on this earth has to grow up without a father, like Sepp's child, by striving for peace and protecting civilians."
  • 💔
    "There is only one way to win a war, namely through negotiation, namely through diplomacy, namely through talks and not through bloodshed, not through arms deliveries, not through violence and against violence through stupidity and against stupidity, that's not how it works."
  • 😢
    "Should the Ukraine war escalate, Germany and the West will be drawn into the conflict, and everyone will know how I feel when I'm at the grave of my friend, myself, and I have tears in my eyes."

Q&A

  • What is the main idea of the video?

    — The main idea is that politicians should understand the reality and consequences of war and work towards peace.

  • Why do politicians avoid calling war by its name?

    — Politicians often use terms like peacekeeping missions or special military operations instead of calling it war, as exemplified by an incident in 2010.

  • What event does the speaker discuss?

    — The speaker discusses a personal experience and thoughts on an event that occurred on April 15, 2010.

  • Why should politicians consider the consequences of war on their own children?

    — Politicians should consider the impact on their own children before making decisions about sending soldiers or delivering weapons.

  • What does the speaker advocate for regarding women in the military?

    — The speaker argues that allowing women in the military and sending anyone to the front line represents a defeat of humanity and advocates for progress where no one has to go to war.

Timestamped Summary

  • 🚨
    00:00
    Soldiers warn politicians about the reality of war and question why they avoid calling it what it is, using examples of incidents where war was referred to as peace missions.
  • 💔
    03:05
    Soldiers on the battlefield no longer see each other as human beings, but rather as enemy targets, cannon fodder, and chess pieces in a strategic game.
  • 🚨
    04:19
    Politicians should think about the impact of war on their own children before making decisions about soldiers and weapons.
  • 😢
    06:43
    The speaker warns politicians that when wars are trivialized and dehumanization occurs, it becomes easier to justify violence and atrocities.
  • 💔
    08:11
    War is a horrifying slaughter that brings endless suffering to soldiers and their families, as it destroys lives and instills fear and trauma that never truly ends.
  • 🚫
    10:05
    The speaker argues against sending anyone to the front line, suggesting that politicians and war profiteers should be the ones fighting to prevent violence and ensure peace.
  • 🚨
    12:06
    If Ukraine and the West continue to assert their rights in the war, it could result in a nuclear war, destroying everything they aim to protect, emphasizing the need for negotiation and diplomacy over violence and arms deliveries.
  • 🚨
    14:06
    Soldier warns politicians that if Ukraine war escalates, Germany and the West will be drawn in, urging them to work for peace.
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