How can this be justified?

Jeff Bone jbone@jump.net
Thu, 04 Oct 2001 11:35:40 -0500


Paul Prescod wrote:

> 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".

Aren't the bugs in this statement of yours glaringly obvious to you?

jb