an example of cultural technology is religion. religion is a tool which can be used for good or for evil.
it works the same on a group level. a soldier fighting for a cause is worth ten who don't care. belief impacts performance and in many situations that performance edge will be the difference between survival and elimination.
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Although America’s political debate about guns tends to focus on grisly mass shootings and murders, a majority of gun-related deaths in the US are suicides. As Dylan Matthews explained for Vox, this is actually one of the most compelling reasons for reducing access to guns — there is a lot of research that shows greater access to guns dramatically increases the risk of suicide.