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  • The law should conform to ethics, not the other way around

    Speaker: Richard Stallman
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    Posted: 18 Nov 2008 at 2:55 PM
    Posted By: dirid51
    Tags: ethics, law
    Shared By: 2 members; drmccadexavie, dirid51
  • “Remember,” Khader said insistently, resting his hand on my forearm to emphasize his words. “Sometimes it is necessary to do the wrong thing for the right reasons. The important thing is to be sure that our reasons are right, and that we admit the wrong – that we do not lie to ourselves, and convince ourselves that what we do is right.”
    …Once before he’d tormented me with that phrase. I chewed at it, in my mind, as a bear will chew at a leather strap that binds it by the leg. In my life, the wrong things were almost always done for the wrong reasons. Even the right things that I did were too often goaded by the wrong reasons.

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    Posted: 20 Aug 2008 at 7:25 AM
    Posted By: Puck
    Shared By: 2 members; sdressfancy, Puck