Isaeli Army frowns on Dungeons and Dragons

I guess geeks and dorks can’t be trusted with state secrets.   Do they ask them if they read novels, do musical theater, or attend religious services that suppose a mystical and intangible diety with the ability to control weather and make planets?

Army frowns on Dungeons and Dragons – Israel News, Ynetnews
Does the Israel Defense Forces believe incoming recruits and soldiers who play Dungeons and Dragons are unfit for elite units? Ynet has learned that 18-year-olds who tell recruiters they play the popular fantasy game are automatically given low security clearance.

“They’re detached from reality and suscepitble to influence,” the army says.

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2 responses to “Isaeli Army frowns on Dungeons and Dragons

  1. Those crazy Isaeli’s they need a wizard or two to help them.

  2. Zyrallus

    If anything, I would say Dungeons and Dragons players are prone to teamwork, problem solving and creativity. I fail to see the negatives…

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