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Should We Fight Wars By Remote Control?

August 27, 2009 _ 16:19 / Digital Nation Team / comments (3)

Previous Responses:

Absolutely not. If we fight wars where we don't risk the loss of life of our own what is to preclude us from fighting. Remember there are people on the other side who are dying. Also, while we may now have the technology to ourselves the military complex will desire to ship that technology elsewhere, perhaps China, Russia, N. Korea, Iran.

Anonymous / September 10, 2009 12:33 AM

No. Of course not. How can it be that we even ask that question. Where is our honor?

Anonymous / September 15, 2009 5:39 PM


We SHOULD not, but "alls fair in love and war..." as they say. The digital divide applies to nations, too. Is it fair to strap bombs to children and send them into opposing forces?, of course not. When will we ever learn?

Leondra / November 02, 2009 _ 18:56

war is ugly no matter what way you look at it. we should and DO use whatever tools we have at our disposal, just like they do every day. protesters in pakistan were quoted as saying something like "a predetor drone strike is like a being convicted with no trial". well, what do you call an ied?

Anonymous / November 06, 2009 _ 06:04

Lovely site! I am loving it!! Will be back later to read some more. I am taking your feeds also

Audria Duplessis / March 20, 2011 _ 14:20


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