Doug Henwood wrote:
> >I think it's a lot more productive to look at how social relations
> >produce a society with a war machine and the kind of people who can
> >"mastermind" the machine.
> I don't see why these forms of analysis are competing or mutually exclusive.
They aren't mutually exclusive at all -- it's just that the psychoanalytical (or behaviorist or neurological) explanation is superfluous. True or false, it simply doesn't help.