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Secondly, there is a fundamental difference between selling drugs and arms. Drugs are criminal to sell.

Damn right there is a fundamental difference between arms and drugs! Arms are made to kill people. Drugs make you high, and provide a certain amount of fun and entertainment. The fact that the former is legal and the latter illegal speaks more to the failures of this world than give a basis for judgment of persons and actions. For me, it is quite clear which of the two goods is morally repugnant.

As they said in the good old days: drop acid, not bombs!

by someone (s0me1smail(a)gmail(d)com) on Thu Dec 13th, 2007 at 02:02:34 AM EST
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Yes, thank you. There is no way selling weapons is more ethical or moral than selling pot (unsubstantiated accusations of "narcoterrorism" aside). Not that I personally utilise either.

As for this:

Fourth, how are you supposed to opress anyones human rights with a fighter bomber?

Being alive isn't a human right?

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde
by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Thu Dec 13th, 2007 at 02:58:20 AM EST
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Defending yourself is the most fundamental right there is.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Thu Dec 13th, 2007 at 06:43:52 PM EST
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