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by PsYcHo
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)
Replies: 26
Views: 1164

Re: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)

Also, mkm brought up an interesting point here; I think you can disprove hard propertarianism in libertarian framework, if we assume that for example the rule self-ownership is a part of it. If Bob and Alice use their resources and parts of their bodies to make a baby, then it should be their baby,...
by PsYcHo
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethics of Self-Driving cars
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Ethics of Self-Driving cars

However, if the President is Orange Man , the car should be made to automatically self-destruct the moment he enters. Just a random reminder for all members, please don't (even in jest) suggest any actions that would cause several governmental agencies to focus on us. (Or at the very least, include...
by PsYcHo
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: What causes most harm in the world? But is completely avoidable.
Replies: 8
Views: 232

Re: What causes most harm in the world? But is completely avoidable.

This may not be the type of topic that gets a ton of attention, but one that causes a ton of harm for no reason- Lawn care. It's pointless, has a HUGE environmental impact, is responsible for killing untold amounts of beneficial insects, and waste land that could be used for productive crops and ben...
by PsYcHo
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)
Replies: 26
Views: 1164

Re: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)

There is a valid discussion to be had about property rights that is a matter of contention among Libertarians, but we'll set that aside for now. ;) Well I think that discussion would be best had here, since that’s one of my biggest criticisms of libertarianism and NAP. And given that you're the onl...
by PsYcHo
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)
Replies: 26
Views: 1164

Re: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)

More importantly, it is justified theft. I am only available to debate for a short while (for reasons), but please bring up the other points again and I will address them as time allows. This is the simplest reason for Libertarians existing. You clearly agree with me that - Taxation is theft. Howev...
by PsYcHo
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethics of Self-Driving cars
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Ethics of Self-Driving cars

I recently listened to a NPR broadcast about self driving cars, and they brought up an interesting moral debate. ( Yes, the oft drunk Libertarian listens to NPR. :shock: ) A main question they brought up was how the AI should react when an accident was inevitable. (Likely due to a non-AI equipped ca...
by PsYcHo
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Am I Going Crazy?
Replies: 7
Views: 280

Re: Am I Going Crazy?

Apologies for not responding directly to the OP, I got side tracked. There are groups that will provide spaying/neutering services for free. You would have to catch the cat though, and I don't know how you feel about that. (Recent first hand tip, wear gloves.... even tiny cats have extremely sharp c...
by PsYcHo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Am I Going Crazy?
Replies: 7
Views: 280

Re: Am I Going Crazy?

Weird. I just recently rescued a feral kitten. Now I guess I have a cat. The Vet said it was a 4 week old girl, but 6 weeks later it has definitive testicles, so either the Vet was wrong, or it's just girl balls. (And when I say rescue, I don't mean I went to a shelter and adopted a cat. I mean my p...
by PsYcHo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)
Replies: 26
Views: 1164

Re: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)

Thanks for the reply. Now if someone say, stole your television, and you see them running down the street with it, that is a different story, and one which many Libertarians debate themselves. This was where my concern lay with my question. If the thief were to violate my private property, does thi...
by PsYcHo
Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)
Replies: 26
Views: 1164

Re: Non-aggression Principle (and other dogmas)

Once someone uses agression, the NAP is void. So if someone attacks you, (a peaceful person) you can retaliate with force up to and including death. Which "kind" of aggression? If a masked person thrusts his way into my home with the intention to steal valuables, is it permissible to murder him? Wo...