Re: ETHICS: The Marginalization of Humans and the Abortion Issue

Mark Miloscia (
Fri, 06 Mar 1998 22:35:14 -0800

Anton Sherwood wrote:

> Mark Miloscia wrote:
> > Authoritarian regimes are directly at fault for allowing their people to die in a
> > horrible manner. The developed world (including all of us) is also at fault for
> > allowing starvation and death to occur when they have the power (either individually or
> > through their government) to stop or mitigate it.
> Like "we" saved Somalia and Vietnam?

You are correct. What was done in Somalia and Vietnam was almost entirely a military
response focusing on removing political problems (warlords and communists). Little to no
effort was attempted to help the people directly in either case.