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Old 17th November 2020, 06:00 PM   #349
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Does "trying" include a feeble attempt?

So what Trump would like 4 more years. A coup requires more than just wanting and feeble effort.
In other words, yes, he is only attempting.

Good, we are in agreement then.

In other words, “Relax, it is only an *attempted* coup” is exactly your position, and I was right.

Stop telling me then, that my accurate characterization of your position is a straw man.
"The thief and the murderer follow nature just as much as the philanthropist. Cosmic evolution may teach us how the good and the evil tendencies of man may have come about; but, in itself, it is incompetent to furnish any better reason why what we call good is preferable to what we call evil than we had before."

"Evolution and Ethics" T.H. Huxley (1893)
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