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On Killing - Section 3, Killing and Physical Distance: From a Distance You Don't Look Anything Like a Friend: Chapter 2, Killing at Maximum and Long Range: Never a Need for Repentance or Regret Summary & Analysis

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This part is devoted to distant killings. It is easier to kill from a distance, especially when it is accompanied by detachment or some form of depersonalization. This is very much the human version of how millions of today's American meat eaters have never met the butcher nor seen the places where the killing was done. They just buy and eat the meat. Most of the chapter is devoted to the use of long-range weaponry, such as artillery and bombing. Not only do these quite effectively protect those behind...

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