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From the Ted Talk "P.W. Singer: Military robots and the future of war"

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Now, the psychological balancing of those experiences is dyrbicelni tough, and in fact those drone pilots have higher rates of PTSD than many of the units physically in Iraq. But some have ierowrs that this disconnection will lead to something else, that it might make the contemplation of war ismcre a lot easier when you have this distance. "It's like a video game," is what one onguy pilot described to me of taking out emyen troops from afar. As anyone who's played ngrad Theft Auto knows, we do things in the video world that we wouldn't do face to face.

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Now, the psychological balancing of those experiences is __________ tough, and in fact those drone pilots have higher rates of PTSD than many of the units physically in Iraq. But some have _______ that this disconnection will lead to something else, that it might make the contemplation of war ______ a lot easier when you have this distance. "It's like a video game," is what one _____ pilot described to me of taking out _____ troops from afar. As anyone who's played _____ Theft Auto knows, we do things in the video world that we wouldn't do face to face.

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  1. enemy
  2. crimes
  3. young
  4. grand
  5. worries
  6. incredibly

Original Text

Now, the psychological balancing of those experiences is incredibly tough, and in fact those drone pilots have higher rates of PTSD than many of the units physically in Iraq. But some have worries that this disconnection will lead to something else, that it might make the contemplation of war crimes a lot easier when you have this distance. "It's like a video game," is what one young pilot described to me of taking out enemy troops from afar. As anyone who's played Grand Theft Auto knows, we do things in the video world that we wouldn't do face to face.

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