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Originally posted by MollyStewart
reply to post by br0ker
I think it's against human nature to kill. To personally take a life is a harrowing experience, ask any soldier. These guys know it was their job and were following orders yet the experience is something that leaves a stain on the soul they take to the grave. It is not an easy thing to do, even if someone were driven by starvation they would exhaust every possible option and then probably still choose malnutrition to cannibalism. Why do you think the military has developed missile weapons, to depersonalize the murder and kill from a distance? Up close an personal killing requires a special kind of personality that is the staple of career assassins and serial killers. For the rest of us, we would be more likely to pool our resources and or skills to either grow our own or gather our own edible flora and fauna should the SHTF.
Well, that's how we do it in this neck of the woods.
reply to post by ShadowZion
The military developed missiles not because they care what the soldiers think and handle, that is for the psych wards to deal with and they get evaluated after every tour/mission. It has been developed to keep casualties to a minimum within the local military.