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Ideally, TAXES should be voluntary... (Even if that's an oxy-moron)
I don't agree with abortion in most cases, because I do think it's murder, but if a woman and a doctor enter into an agreement, I am not going to stop them...
1st paragraph: What're "anti-luxury taxes?" (Honest question. I can guess, or google, but conversation, right?)
2nd paragraph: These are, again, good arguments for reduced/localized governments, in my opinion. (Does that make sense? I'll rephrase if needed.)
3rd paragraph/point: Survival isn't "comfort" and this kind "compromise" for security sounds kinda like... What is it? Blackmail/extortion/strong arming... (You get what I'm saying, right?)
4th: I don't think opinions differing on major concepts such as what counts as "murder" really falls under this "getting your way" type of logic... (Not dismissing... You understand what I'm saying, though?)
"Survival of the fittest." So, would you say that slavery isn't bad, as long as you have the power?
originally posted by: japhrimu
a reply to: Gryphon66
So... "Deal with it?" I still think abortion is murder... I do think "hellfire missles" are murder... (Is it a war, though? Are they enemy combatants? Are babies enemy combatants?) I don't want my involuntary tax dollars going to those, either...
Two wrongs don't make a right...
(If I am over generalizing, let's get more specific... I'll need your help, though.)
originally posted by: Tsukimidnightmoon
a reply to: ketsuko
Not sure how can rationalize that comparison of an arm to a fetus in the context or medical procedures. Regardless, an arm is just as "alive" as an undeveloped fetus so i am not sure if your own logic really pans out.
Who is "we"? This is not a matter of "opinion". There are some things that go beyond anyone's opinion, and that includes morality.
The rest of "we" need to fight to change laws that violate basic human principles of morality. We need to speak out against these atrocities. I have done so, and will until the day that I die.
Someone needs to speak for those who can not speak for or defend themselves.