Well played, Sweden.
Ah, to belong to a country that doesn’t conflate war with video games…as all those brave souls who serve know, war is hell and sadness and the noble, kind, heartshaping moments within it are like too-rare flowers growing out of the mud.
War destroys lives; it isn’t fun.
We all know those macho army commercials…but I checked a few random frequently-played ones out on youtube, and they weren’t so bad:
Well, this one…oof.
And this one’s pretty ridiculously macho/movie-ready:
Another, following the script:
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