Leaky things

Today, after a long time, a new post.

But my concern is not to inform you, my readers, about anything. It is more or less a call for independence. A call for curiosity.

Every now and then wikileaks makes its way into the news. The most recent example is the video of american soldiers blowing up reporters and civilians, like children. I think we all heard the pilot’s comment that “it is their own fault, bringing children into the war zone”. I sometimes ask myself, why soldiers are able to keep their limited world view. Is it military education? Education in general? Where is the empathy? And why do they sound and act as if they’re playing a first person shooter?

Questions all over again.

But this video is just a small extract of things, you are able to find on wikileaks. To make your mouth water and to insist that you, dear reader, will take a look yourself, here a few headlines from Wikileaks:

26. Mar. 2010: CIA report into shoring up Afghan war support in Western Europe, 11 Mar 2010
15. Mar. 2010: U.S. Intelligence planned to destroy WikiLeaks, 18 Mar 2008
24. Feb. 2010: Cryptome.org takedown: Microsoft Global Criminal Compliance Handbook
It may be true, that curiosity killed the cat – but it is also true that it died smater…
Now go and find out for yourself!