More than eight years into the war in Afghanistan, msnbc.com is launching "Voices from Afghanistan" to highlight the often overlooked thoughts of people who live in that country. This occasional series will try to provide an insight into the thinking of Afghans.
The following pieces stem from conversations on Facebook. While the views expressed by these four young Afghans are not those of msnbc.com, they do reflect the feelings of many members of the country’s tiny educated elite.
Read what these Afghans told msnbc.com: