"The reason I call out the military for these tactics when the video game industry does the same thing is that the cost of falling victim to this strategy is much higher when the goal is military recruitment than when the goal is to sell a video…"
"You might be right that she was only opposing the marketing tactic; but from my perspective I felt the innuendo coming through. So as far as that goes, I stand by my opinion that she is transferring her anti-war stance into an anti-military stance.…"
"You pretty much said what I wanted to, Johnny. Articles like this one are why I grant alternet the same amount of credibility that I grant FOX news. perhaps useful to find out that a topic exists, but worthless for actual reliable information."
"From what I can gather, this article isn't necessarily non-supportive of the military itself but of their marketing tactics.
Our entire marketing industry- not just the marketing of the military- has shifted from being informative to being…"
"Ah libertarians ...
All the problems we have now come from the amount of power thats been given to corporations and banks to screw the middle class over as much as possible and for ppl like Ron Paul the answer is to destroy even more of the basic…"
"There is nothing 'new' about using simulators to recruit or train. Simulations exists in every industry, every line of work; the current times just allow for more and more realistic submersion.
It is also not unique to the military to…"