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  • Option 2: Win the War

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Thread: Which would you Choose?

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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Call Chuck Norris---He kicks serious butt.
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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Knowing the unrealistic consequences that you enforce on us to cope with, I'd go with option no. 2.

    Otherwise, I'd go with 1.
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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by Skateguy View Post
    Call Chuck Norris---He kicks serious butt.
    Seeing the number of casualties in a non-nuclear involved war, it seems like Chuck Norris is already there.
    "The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis."

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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I do not think I would just sacrifice a million of my own countrymen. Especially considering the fact I do not know for sure if sacrificing them would actually end the war or not sacrificing them would make the war drag on. However many the enemy looses is no concern of mine as long as the enemy looses more lives than my side.
    My point in all this, was asking whether you are willing to sacrifice x amount of people now to save x+y amount of people later.

    x=positive integer
    y=positive integer
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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    My point in all this, was asking whether you are willing to sacrifice x amount of people now to save x+y amount of people later.

    x=positive integer
    y=positive integer
    Although not the same situation, it's my understanding that this was why we bombed Japan at the end of WWII (to limit casualties now as opposed to losing more Americans later).
    Last edited by lizzie; 12-24-09 at 06:19 PM.

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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    So... 10 million people die and you lose the war, or 1 million people die and you win the war?

    What kind of choice is that?

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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Although not the same situation, it's my understanding that this was why we bombed Japan at the end of WWII (to limit casualties now as opposed to losing more Americans later).
    As well as limit Japanese casualties. They would have been up in the low millions.
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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by idk View Post
    So... 10 million people die and you lose the war, or 1 million people die and you win the war?

    What kind of choice is that?
    The choice to condemn those 1 million citizens who trust and follow you to certain death. Heartless, but necessary.
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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    The choice to condemn those 1 million citizens who trust and follow you to certain death. Heartless, but necessary.
    As opposed to condemning another 9 million?

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    Re: Which would you Choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    The choice to condemn those 1 million citizens who trust and follow you to certain death. Heartless, but necessary.
    The way I see it, it's anything but heartless. Having the heart to do something is doing what is necessary in spite of the pain or hardship it will cause. It takes a strong heart to do that.

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