Pain Is Weakness Leaving The Body: A Marine’s Unbecoming w/ Lyle Jeremy Rubin – Ep 127
YouTube version: https://youtu.be/–rLFi4FL1o
Lyle Rubin, anti-war activist and author, talks with Henri about his new book, “Pain Is Weakness Leaving The Body: A Marine’s Unbecoming.” Lyle shares his story of becoming a marine officer, the dehumanization process of military enlistment and training, the weaponization of trauma to encourage violent processes over multiple generations, and a lot more.
Lyle Jeremy Rubin is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who writes about capitalism and U.S. empire. He has a doctorate in history from the University of Rochester and has contributed to a variety of publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Guardian, The Nation, Raritan, and n+1. When he is not working or reading, he likes to pay attention to the birds.
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