[anonymous]5y0

Why should it be good for society if the average student learns military stuff?

Let's put it it this way: a culture that either still has or only recently eliminated conscription would see it as a good thing to be a bit prepared for that.

The problem with teaching ethics is that most well intentioned attempts at teaching ethics don't do much.

Don't help much with instinctive decision-making, but there are other things, such as long-term planning.

Let's put it it this way: a culture that either still has or only recently eliminated conscription would see it as a good thing to be a bit prepared for that.

Training people with guns has effects that go beyond just being useful in the case of war.

Don't help much with instinctive decision-making, but there are other things, such as long-term planning.

How do ethic courses help with long-term planning?

Open thread, Apr. 01 - Apr. 05, 2015

by MrMind 1 min read31st Mar 2015180 comments

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