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Re: Does it do that?


From: mike3
Subject: Re: Does it do that?
Date: 23 May 2007 18:45:32 -0700
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On May 22, 1:55 pm, "Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden> wrote:
>    >    >    >    What if you want to make a huge amount of money to use
>    >    >    >    for _good_, world-benefitting purposes?
>    >    >    >
>    >    >    > What if I enslave millions of people so I can have them work
>    >    >    > on solving the issues of poverty, our energy needs,
>    >    >    > polution?  The question is meaningless since the `what if'
>    >    >    > bit is to big.
>    >    >
>    >    >    So then how do you solve said issues?
>    >    >
>    >    > If I knew how, they I would have solved it.
>    >
>    >    I was not asking for specifics on how to do it, but rather if it is
>    >    *possible* to do it in what you consider a "morally acceptable"
>    >    way.
>    >
>    > Again, if I knew how to do it, then I would solve it.  You also imply
>    > that it is only possible to do good by doing bad, which is absurd.
>
>    So then there _are_ other ways to get whatever the needed amount of
>    money is. That's the question -- not how or what to do the "world-
>    benefitting" activity, but how to get whatever money may be needed.
>
> There are many ways to make money, very few of them are immoral and
> unethical to do.

Now that I can agree with.



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