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And this is what I hated about the video so much.
Yes, please, let’s take the complex socioeconomic history of central Africa and explain it to the viewers as if they’re five-year-olds. Ignore the history of Britian’s colonization, Uganda’s independence, its current dictatorship, the army of Uganda itself, the army of Sudan People’s Liberation army, the involvement of Libya and Egypt, the history of the Acholi people, and UN involvement. Then let’s also ignore the deplorable rating that the Invisible Children organization has received from international institutions. 
The video pandered to emotions. You were bombarded with a simplistic “good guys vs. bad guys” message when it’s anything but that. It makes you want to cry with emotional songs and little video clips. Reality is much different. War is not peace and it never has been and never will be; ignoring the realities of the consequences of military intervention will help no one.

And this is what I hated about the video so much.

Yes, please, let’s take the complex socioeconomic history of central Africa and explain it to the viewers as if they’re five-year-olds. Ignore the history of Britian’s colonization, Uganda’s independence, its current dictatorship, the army of Uganda itself, the army of Sudan People’s Liberation army, the involvement of Libya and Egypt, the history of the Acholi people, and UN involvement. Then let’s also ignore the deplorable rating that the Invisible Children organization has received from international institutions. 

The video pandered to emotions. You were bombarded with a simplistic “good guys vs. bad guys” message when it’s anything but that. It makes you want to cry with emotional songs and little video clips. Reality is much different. War is not peace and it never has been and never will be; ignoring the realities of the consequences of military intervention will help no one.

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