“[…]within the ethical decisionmaking framework described by MCU, how does our institutional culture, specifically recruit training, diminish the capacity of a Marine to act ethically? […]I believe that the dehumanization and tearing down of a recruit by the methods we currently employ in recruit training is the first step in contributing to a mental attitude of excessive conformity.”
Source: McGowan, B.D. 2013 Improving Our Ethical Foundation at Recruit Training. Marine Corps Gazette – Quantico. Feb 2013, pp.26-31.