I also think it’s horribly irresponsible for “adults” to encourage young people to throw their lives away for this stupid ideology. Manning is a young man and threw his life away over nothing. The 16 year old Dutch kid arrested yesterday over the Botnet attacks is facing 4-6 years in prison over nothing.
It’s like the Imams who encourage young Muslims to blow themselves up and create chaos that only creates anti-Muslim sentiment. The Imams aren’t going to throw their lives away, they just encourage other people to do it. It’s stupid and cowardly.