The impact of war on human beings always opens the door to examine broader human experiences. Using wartime research on PTSD, it became clear that adversarial and predatory behaviors also cause complex PTSD in legal proceedings, corporate schemes to trick consumers and so it is with moral injury. In legal cases that have been filled with trickery and violations of all a person holds dear for years on end in wars of attrition also meet the criteria for moral injury. Human beings need some simple things and holding to a moral code is one of those critical staples of a civilized society.
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