How Moral Is it To Use Pilotless Planes (aka Reaper) To Use in War?Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

How Moral Is it To Use Pilotless Planes (aka Reaper) To Use in War?
 


28 August 2007 at 11:06:19 AM
salon

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I've said before that the idea that war is like some kind of video game, where the controllers are sitting in Las Vegas and sending pilotless planes over to kill people in some other country is cold and murderous. I'm not for war, except in cases where it is true defense, but it seems that wars in the last century where people lined up on the battlefield were at least more honest, more gritty and true, than these Video Game Wars that take the reality out of killing others. The people who control these pilotless planes can go home at night, eat a good dinner and watch American Idol, knowing that anything they're doing doesn't affect them personally.

As Gizmodo says

There is a future for those with twitch reflex talent, so now you can just say you're preparing for your military career when you play games 24/7.


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