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Merciless robots will fight future wars

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posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 04:52 AM
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Merciless robots will fight future wars


www.news.com.au

ROBOTS will be armies of the future in a case of science fact catching up to fiction, a researcher said today.
Peter Singer, who has authored books on the military, warned that while using robots for battle saves the lives of military personnel, the move has the potential to exacerbate warfare by having heartless machines do the dirty work.
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 04:52 AM
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This article is very scary to say the least.

this is just the start of the way things will be in the future.
The NWO will have machine that have no pity when they start thinning the herd.
think about it people this can never be allowed to progress.

The part about recruiting operators via online games is freaky



www.news.com.au
(visit the link for the full news article)


CX

posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 05:03 AM
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I think this has been in the pipeline for many years now, i'm sure some of the Hollywood movie makers have military researchers pinching thier ideas sometimes!


What will worry me, will be when they produce the paper saying that these things will be used against foreign and "domestic" enemies.

Why does the word "domestic" give me creeps nowadays? Bring back the days when it was just used to describe a cat!

CX.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 05:10 AM
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I recently read a very interesting book by Joe Haldeman, called Peace and War: The Omnibus Edition.

The final story entitled "Forever Peace" is exactly how that article reads. You have 'Soldierboys', 'Flyboys' and 'Waterboys' operated by 'operators' hundreds of miles away.

An excellent read, nonetheless, and something I can see happening with greater use!

Edit: Well maybe not exactly the same, as the machines are still operated by humans, who can still display their emotions. Would a machine recognise a white flag of surrender? I wonder.

[edit on 5/2/09 by BLUELol]



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 05:11 AM
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This is old news! We knew it back in 1984 when The Terminator was created by Cyberdyne systems!!!

Seriously though, as if it's not going to happen. We better grab SkyNet by the balls now before humans are obsolete.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 05:43 AM
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At least robots won't torture you or anything as much as human soldiers do...

At the right hands, the right programming and if they worked as intended, they can save lives.

The only MAJOR disadvantage they pose is having the ability to kill without having to personally witness the effects. So that detaches the emotion of the battlefield from the humans responsible for the robots.

Either way, war is evil.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 06:06 AM
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Military simulations and intelligence services have long used gaming to train officers.Now with advent of bomb diffuse robots, drones and space machinery. What is a missle but a robot that flys a delivers a payload?
The word robot basiclly just means a a machine that operates indepenently.

Every time I mention future military robot warfare everyone thinks it's a joke and starts making Terminator and Matrix analogies.
Ok get over it, yea Jules Verne wrote about submarines in the 19th century and it was a "fantasy tale" at the time.His idea was a huge sub not the "turtle" types they had developed for covert raids during America's early wars.It became reality in 50 odd so years.
That is a example how imaginative thinking is analytical and technical thinking.
It's coming folks.
I am not a Star Wars freak but the threats of Robots and Clones used as militarally seems a logical future projection.


[edit on 5-2-2009 by Bruiex]



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 06:12 AM
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its ok ..dont worry. they wont be able to afford to build them by next Monday anyways!!



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 06:24 AM
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yes but what happens when citizen want to protest against something and are met in the streets by these mercyless drones or robot?

there will aways be money for this kind of thing you only have to look at North Korea to understand that more than two thirds of the country is starved but they find the money to develope new weapons.

to the controllers of these drone and robot it will be like playing the ultimate video game in real time killing real people most likely to the backdrop of music.

wonder what the highest points score will get



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 06:40 AM
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Imagine Human like clone robots like the Cylons from Battlestar Galactica.

If they made a # load of clones like they do in the clone wars in Star Wars, who's DNA would be the best to use?



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 07:11 AM
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I get this warm feeling from knowing that mankind is doing it's optimal to work against diseases and poverty.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 07:28 AM
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anyone ever heard of UAV's?

there are already robots fighting our wars and they will continue to develop. they'll probably never be the same shape as us as they will be designed for purpose and humans aren't, but they are already here.

it's coming for sure, just be careful you don't miss the arrival.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 07:30 AM
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I know right!, How can it be hard to focus our minds and sources of intelligence into working within the miracles of nature.develop all the clean energy resources we know are avaliable,develop sophisticated transportation systems and conquer space, begin mining operations on "dead" planets instead of raping our own.

Maybe all this is being done and that's what all the secrecy is about.That UFO sightings are just a technology that only a select few elites use or that aliens have been really resourcing this planet for milliniual's.
makes ya think for sure as why is all the empasis on war tech.
David Ike might just be seeing the lizard souls of psychopaths.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 07:42 AM
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Originally posted by Skittle
I get this warm feeling from knowing that mankind is doing it's optimal to work against diseases and poverty.


Once the robots are unleashed we'll see an end to disease and poverty within days. If you catch my drift.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 09:49 AM
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Unless the robots are sufficiently shielded all an opposing army would need to do is set off an EMP charge. Done. All circuit boards are fried and the robots go dead.

Time to send in the humans.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 10:09 AM
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Originally posted by sos37
Unless the robots are sufficiently shielded all an opposing army would need to do is set off an EMP charge. Done. All circuit boards are fried and the robots go dead.

Time to send in the humans.


In the end, humans will always have to go into battle. Can you imagine the the West and Russia launching a robot war in Europe and the robots of one country getting annihilated? That country wouldn't just surrender. They would send in the meat shields to fight the robots.


Maybe, one day, humans will be so sophistocated that we can build a supercomputer more powerful than all the other PCs in the world put together to calculate the winner of a conflict. Input all the logistics of fighting a war for both side and hit enter. We could just skip all the waste of actually fighting and go straight to signing peace treaties.

[edit on 5-2-2009 by A NeWorlDisorder]



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 10:13 AM
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Originally posted by A NeWorlDisorder
Maybe, one day, humans will be so sophistocated that we can build a supercomputer more powerful than all the other PCs in the world put together to calculate the winner of a conflict.


Why do I have the urge to watch WarGames all of a sudden?

In Thermonuclear War there are no winners.....Beep.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 06:23 PM
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from fiction to fact in only a short jump



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