How can this be justified?

Paul Prescod paul@ActiveState.com
Thu, 04 Oct 2001 08:59:43 -0700


Jeff Bone wrote:
> 
> Paul Prescod wrote:
> 
> > > Nor did I say we have such ability.  We do have (civilized) tools at our disposal, for
> > > instance complete economic and social isolation.
> >
> > On principle alone. Regardless of the practical consequences.
> 
> Nobody suggested "regardless."  These things have to be considered carefully.

My impression was that your philosophy is that we should always act
based on a few legal principles. Any argument that action should be
moderated by the complex features of the real world is mere
"sentimentality".

 Paul Prescod