They went to a privileged family's house and the look on these people's faces was unlike anything I've ever seen before when they talked about their "dear leader" Kim Jong-il. It was a mix of fear and adoration that was creepy as all get out. Have you ever met a girl with a really, really bad father complex? Multiply the look on her face times a hundred and you sort of get what is going on with these people. I can't imagine how damaged the psyche of these people must be. I wonder if this is what Stalin's Soviet subjects looked like.
They are forced to live under a psychopath with absolute power. If you so much as complain about your lack of food rations you are sent to a concentration camp - along with the rest of your extended family. It makes me want to weep. But what can be done? Right now, we're starving them out, literally. The alternative is a potential nuclear war. There really is no answer but to pray for the death of the "dear leader" and his entire family.Even if the regime does fall, how do you treat 23 million people for post-traumatic stress syndrome?
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