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Should games be used to train the military?
« on: 29/04/2015 10:00:42 »
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Re: Should games be used to train the military?
« Reply #1 on: 01/05/2015 21:26:06 »
The military want its personnel to kill whoever they want killed if they are brainwashed into believing its no different from killing people on the screen the less likely are they to disobey.
 

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Re: Should games be used to train the military?
« Reply #2 on: 20/06/2015 16:55:18 »
Have a group of U.S.Army Rangers play a game where the targets are beautiful naked women at play by a forest stream.  What do you think the result will be when an identical situation is encountered in real life?
 

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Re: Should games be used to train the military?
« Reply #3 on: 20/06/2015 17:18:39 »
Games are one of the best ways to learn. Certainly one of the best ways to practice. Games can be done wrong too, and that's something to be careful of. But I would much rather have 10,000 well-armed soldiers descending on the enemy with thousands of hours of virtual combat, than the same force learning on the fly.
 

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