Originally posted by lioyankI'd say we none of knows that really, if one was given the power to
i know people who are extremely anti-social. i dont know of any who would want to kill millions of people.....
Originally posted by KellyJayIt's a bit like giving 9/10 people in a firing squad
I'd say we none of knows that really, if one was given the power to
do away with millions of people they didn't like, or 1 or 2 would they
just because they could? That is different than working towards that
goal, but what would one do is something only power can reveal.
It wasn't Hitler personally that was lining people up to gas them,
it was a bun ...[text shortened]... used masses
of people while they had power over them, it was a bunch of other
Originally posted by KellyJayI believe that because:
Says you? Why do you believe that?
Originally posted by STANGWhy are you quibbling over semantics? The dude was certifiable,
There is no evil. Hitler was antisocial toward the extreme.
Originally posted by sasquatch672Go ahead. Maybe they'll send a good rat like you some extra government cheese. So much for that "freedom" you want everybody in the whole wide world to have; you're acting like the neo-Nazi you are - ready to inform on your fellow citizens to "Dad". Hitler and Stalin would have been proud of ya, Junior!
This is dangerously close to getting-to-know-the-Secret-Service territory, no1. More to the point, they'd be getting to know you. And when they get to know you, they do it with a rectal probe. Oh, what satisfaction that would give ...[text shortened]... ency I can think of and report a threat to our commander-in-chief.
Originally posted by KellyJayThat is of course true, but the question was one specifically asked to those who were justifying the killer of various "monsters" in order to save lives that such "monster" will cause to be killed in the future. The point being the criteria isn't very well defined and once we determine in our own heads A is a "monster" and is going to cause people to be killed, then according to these views it is OK to kill him. My point is that this principal doesn't have to be taken very far before you can justify the killing of most leaders and probably almost anybody in a position of power.
Anyone can justify anything in their own heads, that does not mean it