Originally Posted by listopencil
It's sort of hard-wired in there isn't it? Protect the women and children. I know that I will subconsciously see women as givers of life, and children as the future of society, no matter how much PC indoctrination I endure.
That's how I see it...and that has also been the pattern in the Israeli army too.
It's nothing more than division of labor—which is more efficient.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950