They're about ideological indoctrination. For a humorous, if disturbing examination of this phenomenon, see the documentary "Defamation".
Russian defense ministry: Plane sent to intercept U.S. plane near border on Friday (Reuters)
from the article: Poland trips boost Israeli students’ opinions of the IDF, study finds
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The answer can be summed up in one word, narcissism, which manifests itself in three principal ways. There are ways to overcome this love of self, however.16:16 28.04.16 | 0 comments