Anybody’s Son Will Do by Bill Willers
October 4th, 2010
University of Wisconsin Professor of Biology Bill Willers recently posted about the military system of behavior. He wrote,
“In 1983, the National Film Board of Canada produced a 57-minute film, “Anybody’s Son Will Do”. Arguably the best anti-war film ever made, and tailored for public television, it scared the hell out of the U.S. military machine, which has done its best to “disappear” it. For years it has been nearly impossible to find a copy, but some kind soul has posted it on YouTube where it can be seen in six segments.
The film shows the process by which young men become psychologically engineered to kill or die on command. While the model used is the U.S. Marine Corps, it’s made clear that the modern techniques for creating soldiers are refined, dehumanizing and universal.”
Click here to see the whole post, and below are the first two clips of Anybody’s Son Will Do from You Tube.