Can Science End War? (New Human Frontiers)

Can Science End War? (New Human Frontiers)


Free-roaming killer drones stalk the battlespace trying to find natural pursuits. Human opponents are programmed to believe no discomfort. Highpower microwave beams detonate munitions, jam communications, and prepare dinner inner organs.

Is this imaginative and prescient of destiny warfare attainable, or perhaps inevitable? during this well timed new e-book, Everett Carl Dolman examines the connection among technology and struggle. traditionally, technological know-how has performed an enormous position in finishing wars – ponder the half performed by means of tanks in breaching trench war within the First global warfare, or atom bombs in hastening the japanese give up within the moment global warfare – yet thus far this has in simple terms elevated the chance and destructiveness of destiny conflicts. may well technology ever create the con-ditions of an enduring peace, both by means of making wars most unlikely to win, or so bad that not anyone may ever struggle? finally, Dolman argues that technological know-how can't, by itself, finish struggle with out additionally finishing what it capability to be human.

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