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by Cent
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Right to die.
Replies: 187
Views: 26607

Re: Right to die.

... And to clarify, if i did decide to kill myself, a few minutes alone and one functioning limb are really all i'd need to accomplish that. Do indulge us, would you kindly? Not that you started your participation in this thread on a high note, but did you really just say that? ... and you're banne...
by Cent
Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Right to die.
Replies: 187
Views: 26607

Re: Right to die.

If someone WANTED to kill you, there's not much you can do about it through a legal construct Yes yes, this is all true, but the point is that the illegality of murder induces high additional costs on them if they do it, which practically deters them most of the time. Everyone has some power, the f...
by Cent
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Right to die.
Replies: 187
Views: 26607

Re: Right to die.

That right there is wishful thinking, Yes, you can delegate your power to an organization that shares SOME of your goals, for safety, and while that organization might have the right to secure some liberties for it's constituents, you are left with the privileges that come with being a member of th...
by Cent
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Right to die.
Replies: 187
Views: 26607

Re: Right to die.

It's willfully ignorant to assume every other person has the same goals that you do, this is the biggest problem with the golden rule. There is no reason to assume this. Self-determination is a meta-goal useful for all other goals, and compatible with the self-determination of others, unless your g...
by Cent
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Right to die.
Replies: 187
Views: 26607

Re: Right to die.

stealing from the mafia, skydiving sans parachute, or jumping in front of a truck on the highway some night. I don't mean disrespect, but this nonsense right here is one of the reasons I regret they give the right to vote to just anybody. The right not to be prevented from suicide should be the mos...
by Cent
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What's Best for the World
Replies: 51
Views: 8749

Re: What's Best for the World

1) Become a benevolent dictator and gain control of as much of the world as possible and reorganise it so that things make more sense. Please don't. We'll have to kill you if you try. 2) If your friend is uncertain that they could do this properly, or without becoming corrupted, go out and find som...

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