The Moral Case For Drones

U.S. Drones

Some moral philosophers, political scientists and weapons specialists believe armed, unmanned aircraft offer marked moral advantages over almost any other tool of warfare.

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  • S. Korea Hints At Nuclear Testing
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  • Someone must make the case for Adam Putnam as governor other than 'Adam Putnam was always going to be governor'
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    Are objective moral truths simply a matter of “shared morality”? If this is the case, all moral truths are defined by the group who “shares” them, and herein lies the problem. If societies are the source of objective moral truths, what are we to do ...
    05/18/2017 - 9:32 pm | View Link
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  • Will Blood Tell? Deep in Texas Heart Land … A Case of Murder
    Humble Texas, approximate population of 15,616 citizens, represents a smaller country style town located outside the Metropolitan city of Houston, known nationally as H-Town, where over three million people reside. Both cities are in Harris County ...
    05/15/2017 - 3:01 pm | View Link
  • Cullen Davis case: Did a Texas millionaire get away with a brutal double murder?
    On the night of August 2, 1976, former college basketball star Stan Farr and his date, Priscilla Davis, a petite soon-to-be-divorcee, returned to her home after a night on the town with friends and were met by a man dressed in black and a hail of bullets.
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  • America last: The case for moral disengagement from ...
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