November 26, 2013
Germany is giving up on drone strikes, as members of the next German government have agreed to postpone purchase of armed drones indefinitely. The primary motivation is not cost, but ethical concerns over the robots.
Positive trending social mood brings an awareness of ethics and a distaste for violent resolution, and Germany has been trending strongly positive since 2009. To read more about trying to do the right thing in positive times, click here.
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