[CrackMonkey] FUQ, slavery is back
elharaty at zork.net
Fri Feb 1 08:12:12 PST 2002
begin Praedor Tempus quotation:
> I don't hold that there is a necessity of civil casualties - I hold that
> there ALWAYS are civil casualties. That is what always happens, whether
> intentional or not. We do NOT target civilians but accidents happen.
This is disingenuous to say the least. Civilians are targeted. You've
admitted it yourself in other posts. You rationalize your targetting
of civilians, such as attacking a village, by asserting that there is
also a number of enemy troops, leaders or supplies in the same
area. Its no big suprise to anyone when you blow up a few
hundred people, you expected that, you just figured
"the price was worth it"
Would you be so willing to drop bombs in village X if you knew there
were 10 American citizens in the village? how about 100? and what if
village X happens to be a european or american city with a majority
of eneymy forces composing the city? It often seems like a gross
degree of racism is used in the equation to calculate "collateral
> Also, for me as a (former) flier it is a TOTALLY different world in war.
> From 30+ k feet you are rather insulated. Missiles and the bigger
> shells come by but your target is merely a latitude and longitude. You
"Yeah, I just threw a grenade in a busy intersection, Its not my fault
people died, I was too far away to determine who was at the
interesection. " is just as dumb of an argument.
If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.
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