Журнал психологии и психотерапии

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Can Milgram’s Findings Provide a Framework for a Guilt-free Drone Warfare?

Christodoulos Katsaitis

We all know about war and more precisely, about the psychological after effects and traumas it leaves those participating with. Whole lives can be ruined by combat-related disorders that severely impair daily functioning. They all seem to revolve around a certain feeling: guilt, mostly deriving from emotionally vivid and lived-through experiences. However, that is not the case when it comes to armed drones. So, how is the mere nature of drone warfare related to a psychological experiment from more than 60 years ago?