Posted on Saturday 6 November 2004
takes a certain rat-like mind, I think, to bomb a city. It's all that
sense of aloofness from the hellish reality on the ground that enables
an elite pilot to describe the devastation they create in terms such as "surgical" or "clinical". Just drop that
payload and go home.
It's a mindset that just chills me to the bone.
Anyway, it seems that technological evolution has a way of bringing things to their natural conclusion: rat brains grown on electrodes for flying fighter planes.