What you say may very well be true. However, I've all the time in the world these days (cough, hack, er, minutes between finishing grad school assignments) to leisurely discuss the differences. Studying both populations post-WWI and WWII, I find a sizeable percentage of Scotsmen and men of the UK simply died in battle, as did many Americans during the Civil War. Comparable numbers, in fact. I haven't fielded all the details, so I can't say one way or the other. I do recall reading reports by others indicating the effect was significant on the surviving populations.
In fact, at one point I formulated a world-view commensurate with that of the animal kingdom that mankind's atrocities against man merely emulates...
One of these days, mankind will either figure it out or plunged ourselves asunder. My efforts are focused on preventing the latter.
My oath of office never expires. "God, who gave us life, gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God?" - Thomas Jefferson. "I have far too long suffered fools. No longer will I tolerate the insufferable. Enjoy the vacuum." - Mugs
PS: I scrambled my password, so no, I will not be responding. Get a clue.