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Re: basic principle

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  • Edward Alf
    folks, i think that people are mixing things up ... the basic principle is freedom of choice ... period ... we could go on forever with but what if questions
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 13, 2001
      folks,

      i think that people are mixing things up ... the basic principle is freedom
      of choice ... period ... we could go on forever with "but what if" questions
      ... if the choice leads to pain, we have social laws to cover that ...

      eduard

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <thebookdoc@...>
      To: <existlist@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 6:21 AM
      Subject: [existlist] Re: When threatened licking with a candy cane, the
      little boy wished for cigarette burns instead...


      > << if you don't like pain, then don't inflict pain on others. simple as
      that.
      > >>
      >
      > This fails. There are some that like pain and take pleasure from it, so
      then,
      > by what you say, that would give them the right to inflict it. I think
      there
      > is too much optimism in this, even for me...
      >
      > Richard
      >
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