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Is there really a difference between a robot and soldier making a kill?

Special Forces are precise weapons to kill. Soldiers receive orders from someone else on the kill and they carry out the mission. Wouldn't you agree that human soldier is this sense is like a robot?

Topics: Robot warfare

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    Nov 18 2013: After writing third paragraph, I realized I am less sure of my answer to your question. While a human killing a human has total awareness of the situation and still chose to kill that other person, a programmer (or other person working on a robot that kills another human) distances him/herself from the murder and can live a relatively normal life even while the robot is killling others. I suppose if someone must be murdered, I'd rather the person at fault completely know about it as a sort of punishment. So, I guess I'd rather have a human/soldier kill someone rather than robot if someone had to be killed.

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