Re: "the species' immune system"

Date: Tue Oct 03 2000 - 16:40:09 MDT

Mike Lorrey writes:
> In your typical platoon during WWII, in any given firefight, typically 3-5
> soldiers actually would shoot back, the rest trying to dig themselves as deep
> into the ground as possible. Most people have an innate reluctance to shoot a
> human shaped object.
> Special forces owe a large portion of their success to the fact that they are
> 100% proven shooters
> (and they are more mobile because they
> don't have to worry about carrying out cowardly deadweight).

In describing people who won't kill as "cowardly deadweight", you seem
to be suggesting that reluctance to kill human beings is cowardly.
Is this what you meant to say?


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