Lancejade... "They were templated to be soldiers. As soon as they left those cylinders, they were soldiers." But, if they used the standard Imperial Soldier template, they could also be farmers until they're called upon to fight. So, they murdered thousands of possibly productive citizens of the galaxy. Palaptine's clones was a different case. While it doesn't absolve Luke of his murders, the clones had already been poisoned by Carnor Jax. They were doomed to die of madness.