Drones and robots won’t make war easier—they’ll make it worse

The essay gets really interesting toward the end.

The moral distance a society creates from the killing done in its name will increase the killing done in its name. We allow technology to increase moral distance; thus, technology increases the killing. More civilians than combatants die in modern warfare, so technology increases worldwide civilian murder at the hands of armies large and small.

https://www.technologyreview.com/2019/10/10/132262/why-remote-war-is-bad-war/


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