[lit-ideas] Re: The continuation of Realpolitik -- a counterfactual

  • From: "John McCreery" <john.mccreery@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 12:07:04 +0900

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 11:46 AM, David Wright <wright@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Actually, my intent is...
> If we choose to allow the restriction of others' freedoms based upon
> accordance with our own beliefs, or societal norms
> Then, we must be willing to submit the allowance/restriction our own
> freedoms to the beliefs of others, or societal norms
> clear as chocolate mousse,
> d.

As with most either-ors, the distinction is overdrawn, leaving no room for
degree, for judgment or moderation. Piffle.

John McCreery
The Word Works, Ltd., Yokohama, JAPAN
Tel. +81-45-314-9324

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