Re: my ethics

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Wed Apr 23 2008 - 18:12:25 MDT

On Apr 22, 2008, at 8:05 AM, Stuart Armstrong wrote:

>>> So, if I was an MP [Member of Parliament], I would probably
>>> vote to allow most forms of destructive teleportation if the issue
>>> came up - but would be terrified of trying them out myself.
>> "Vote to allow"? How jolly condescending of you! I hope that
>> you would also "vote to allow" people to take their own lives
>> (with the proper filling out of forms, at least, so that murder or
>> temporary insanity could be ruled out). I also would hope that
>> you would vote to allow people to ingest whatever substances
>> they chose, provided it resulted in harm to no one else. Dear
>> Stuart, sorry for my abrasive and aggressive phrasing and tone,
>> but this is my morning personality that likes to cut through
>> straight to the issues :-) give no quarter, and speak very frankly.
> Hey, don't you know the MP's motto? If in doubt, ban it? If not in
> doubt, ban it anyway? For an MP to actually allow something is an
> exceptional event! :-)
> But to answer your question properly, I'd have to delve a little into
> libertarianism, and my attitude towards it. Been meaning to do that
> for some time, so let's do it!

Pardon me. Is this SL4? If so then what the heck is such a very
mundane discussion doing here? Note that this question does not
spring only from this post but from a slew of similar doubtful SL4
material posts of late.

- samantha

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