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What's the greatest good? Ought we not risk the moral hazard of intervention to save x-number of lives? After all, Mill would get out his calculator and determine the greatest good for the greatest number and that would be that.

Yeah. When I start getting philisophical it's time to close the thread.

"It Can't Be Just About Us"
--Frank Schnittger, ETian Extraordinaire

by papicek (papi_cek_at_hotmail_dot_com) on Wed Mar 11th, 2009 at 11:08:49 PM EST
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There's no way to satisfy everyone. No matter what is done there will be as many critics as those with praise.  One side or the other will get drowned out by the media, that's the only difference.

I say it's always worth a try to do good, but be ready for the backlash.  Next time around it may not be easy to get participants.  

I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell. _ Blood Sweat & Tears

by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Thu Mar 12th, 2009 at 07:20:07 PM EST
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