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Old 10th October 2019, 07:13 AM   #176
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
Being murdered is worse than being maimed, right? Does that mean you'd be fine with someone maiming you?

I don't see why I should accept fewer rights simply because I'm not being murdered at the moment.
And of course these semantic games are always fun. Like with health care

"Why would you say X wants to kill you when they are only enacting policies that will inevitably result in your death, you can't say they want to kill you, merely that your death is of no consequence and has no reason to effect their policy decisions". Because exactly how their policies result in your death is how we go from minor differences that mean nothing to serious moral differences. Funny how you are just as dead either way though, you are permitted to upset about only one of them.
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