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Should bright young Americans join the US State Department?

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Should bright young Americans join the US State Department?

    Howard Zinn, in recognition of the passing of Robert McNamara (the architect for the Vietnam War escalation in 1965), stated that to much is  focused on in terms of intellectual intelligience in encouraging people to decide to work in the State Department (in Defense or Homeland Security)?  Zinn advocates Moral Intelligience to be much more important and the only thing to keep Americans from repeating the previous wars, i.e. Vietnam, Iraq, Afganistan.

The best and brightest are not encouraged in the state department to focus on the tough moral questions. 

Would you advise America's youth to seek work outside the State Department if they want to make a difference?

America needs idealistic and critical thinking. Consider it.
Consider only working there if you have Moral Intelligience to guide you.
Give the State Department a chance.
I don't know.
The State Department doesn' accept criticism. Don't waste effort with it.

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KEVIN STODA-has been blessed to have either traveled in or worked in nearly 100 countries on five continents over the past two and a half decades.--He sees himself as a peace educator and have been-- a promoter of good economic and social development--making-him an enemy of my homelands humongous DEFENSE SPENDING and its focus on using weapons to try and solve global (more...)

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