Opinion -- Stand at attention! The flag and its song now chime amidst the sky’s red glare. Hats to our chest, we stand in ‘democratic’ subordination to the king and its symbols… Is it just simply the Defense Department’s dollars and the human proclivity toward the adoration of power – when an entity representing a certain group holds all the
American Military Worship: Beyond The Pentagon’s Pervasive Advertising
An augmented perceptual threat has yielded fertile soil for the Defense Department’s flagrant military advertising. It helps to solidify a holistic world schema – in which protection and security are of utmost necessity in an ‘increasingly dangerous world’ – yielding military adoration and a reflexive support for war.