Re: Heston's Speech

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 08:57:24 MST

From: Max More <>

>>At 12:13 PM 2/21/01, Brian Williams wrote:

>>No, What Heston did was call Time-Warner on profiteering on
>>Ice-T's song. He called into question their ethics.

>Agreed. He used an ethical means to stand up for his values.

>>How about this, what about the family of a slain police officer
>>suing Ice-T for instigating the killing?

>Have to disagree here. The killer made their own choices. Ice-T
>may be ethically repulsive but they did not plan the killing and
>they did not make it happen. Boycotting and moral criticism are
>appropriate here, suing is not.

I was not claiming this position, just playing devil's advocate to
provoke discussion. I agree wholeheartedly with you on this.


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