Re: Ethics

Daniel Fabulich (
Wed, 22 Jul 1998 12:45:53 -0400 (EDT)

On 22 Jul 1998, root wrote:

> > Stealing is definitely profitable, and to the extent that it is (and no
> > further) egoism demands that we steal.
> Bull shit. Are you at the philosophy department at Yale?

No. However, I must admit that I find it a little wierd that you would think less of me if I were.

> Hah! Shows how much you know. What if that person you enslaved was
> Thomas Edison, or James Watt, or Galileo, or John Galt? There is no
> way you can put a limit on a free man's value to you. Even a SINGLE
> free man.

... and I bet you'd like to justify that statement, wouldn't you?

> You must be a philosophy PROFESSOR at Yale!

By the way, are you familiar with the phrase "ad hominem?"