Re: Justice and Punishment

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 6 Apr 1998 11:26:44 -0700 (PDT)

> Alejandro Dubrovsky wrote:
> > >[Bill Gates killing a ten million people] depending on how much bill
> > >wants to see those 10000000 people dead. Again, on the whim of a
> > >dictator...
> John K Clark wrote:
> > Look, if Bill Gates ever develops an insane homicidal hatred of me
> > then I'd be in a very uncomfortable situation in my system, yours,
> > or any other.
> "Omnipotent psychotic businessmen are the downfall of every Libertarian
> scheme, as well as every other scheme. Real psychotics are poor and
> therefore not omnipotent. Scenarios with omnipotent psychotic
> businessmen are therefore uninteresting."
> ---Tim Freeman <>

We should also point out the obvious that Bill Gates /became/
obscenely wealthy because he didn't waste his time, talents, and
money doing stupid unproductive things like killing Indians. He
made money by importing them to work for him. :)

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
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