Super-soldiers in sci-fi
In this episode, Mike and Josh discuss some of the early depictions of super-soldiers in science fiction, from Robert A. Heinlein’s Starship Troopers (1959) to Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War (1974).
War-Games and the Dehumanisation of War
Mike and Josh discuss the issue of dehumanisation in warfare. Topics covered include drone warfare, cyberwarfare and the nature of war itself.