Why, why, why? Because it's all logic and reason now! Science, progress, chip-chip... Laws of hydraulics, laws of social dynamics, laws of this, that and the other... No place for three legged Cyclops in the South Seas... no place for cucumber trees and oceans of vine... no place for me!
Oh, this is our prototype. RX Intercontinental, radar-seeking, multi-warheaded nuclear missile.
What does it do?
Do? Kills the enemy.
All the enemy?
Aye, all the enemy. All their wives, and all their children, and all their sheep, and all their cattle, and all their cats and dogs. All of them: all of them gone for good.
Ahh. Well, you see, the advantage is you don't have to see one single one of them die. You just sit comfortably thousands of miles away from the battlefield and simply press the button.
Well where's the fun in that?