Ted Turner says Soldiers Committing Suicide is “Good”. CNN Founder Ted Turner made comments about soldiers committing suicide as a good thing in an appearance on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight.”
The interview which aired Oct. 19, but the comment about military suicides was highlighted Thursday by Brietbart.com.
Here is the official transcript from the Ted Turner Interview.
MORGAN: You made the point to me in the break there, more American servicemen have –
TURNER: — are dying now from suicide over there than are dying in combat.
MORGAN: That’s shocking, isn’t it?
TURNER: Well, what — no, I think it’s — I think it’s good, because it’s so clear that we’re programmed and we’re born to love and help each other, not to kill each other, to destroy each other. That’s an aberration. That’s left over from hundreds of years ago. It’s time for to us start acting enlightened.
MORGAN: What’s it like to give away a billion dollars? I can’t even imagine.
TURNER: It was a third of what I had at the time. So it was significant. You can’t do it very often. But — so I made a special occasion out of it. It was — you know, it was for the United Nations to help the poorest people in the world.
Mr. Turner also went on to say that he believes the United Nations needs to play are larger role as global police.
Ted Turner: Soldiers Committing Suicide is “Good” interview.
Ted Turner Soldiers Committing Suicide is “Good”.