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Army is created to do arguably worse things than spies. There are people who completely reject the idea of military - but the bulk of society tend to accept it as a unavoidable and tries to control it and make it least evil possible.

Some spying is probably unavoidable in the current world - and just like with the army we need to think how to control it and make it civilized. Getting on a high moral horse only makes the matters worse.

Side note *The Army/Navy/Marines/Af/and Coast Guard share employees with the NSA. As in, close to half the NSA employees are D.o.D Military.

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