[lit-ideas] Re: Do You Have a Moral Urgency?

  • From: Omar Kusturica <omarkusto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 13:35:56 -0700 (PDT)

--- Eric Yost <eyost1132@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The Hez didn't give a brass fig for civilians or
> they 
> wouldn't have launched (a) the type of rockets they
> did, or 
> launched (b) from the locations they did.

*I assume that they lauched (a) the rockets they had
and (b) from the locations they could. Do you have
reason to claim otherwise ?

> Using civilians as shields is standard for that army
> of 
> scumbags--fully appropriate for their dismal war god
> and its 
> bandit prophet.

*Have you evidence for this, other than the claims of
the Israeli military ?

I was trying primarily to make a philosophical point
here, i.e. that in evaluating moral actions we cannot
separate real or alleged intentions from the possible
or actual outcomes of the actions. I am not
particularly interested in ideological proclamations
unsupported by argument or evidence.


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