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  •  There's lots of things other than torture they (2+ / 0-)
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    could do.

    Like joining them on hunger strike.

    They prefer to violate their oaths, and to cause massive harm.

    Your false dichotomy is still false.

    Mr. Universe is a known degenerate Robotophile, and his sources include former Browncoat Traitors. What is their agenda in leaking top secret information about the Reavers and endangering us all?

    by JesseCW on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 02:06:22 AM PDT

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    •  They are also under the UCMJ as officers. So it (0+ / 0-)

      would be become a CO or resign. Refusal to follow orders gets you a court-martial and a DD, and possibly a loss or suspension of license, at the very least a board disciplinary hearing.

      "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

      by zenbassoon on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 07:44:30 AM PDT

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      •  Yes. Refusal to engage in horrific torture may (0+ / 0-)

        get them court martialed.

        But if they have to be court martialed for refusing to torture people, that's going to have a huge impact on public perception.

        Sometimes in life you have to choose between choosing to suffer and causing suffering.  

        While the consequences can be hard to bear, the choice isn't hard for people capable of empathy.

        Mr. Universe is a known degenerate Robotophile, and his sources include former Browncoat Traitors. What is their agenda in leaking top secret information about the Reavers and endangering us all?

        by JesseCW on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 03:10:55 PM PDT

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