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Originally posted by thebluemoon
If life is not precious and you are saying we should get rid of all the "# ups", then who will be working the jobs, you don't want to do, and not even that, what if one of this # ups, would have some kinda bad luck and falls on his head, discovers the cure for cancer, and 20 years later your grandma doesn't die from it because of the cure. Killing anyone, any person with consciousness, is a complete waste, as we never seen anything like it in this universe, a life is more value then anything else in this world, maybe you should stop focusing on others and focus on yourself, get yourself to the point where you are surrounded by the people you want to be around, don't bottleneck yourself with this "# ups", grow up a couple of years and notice that your not really better or worse then anyone else.
Another question. If you were being oppressed, and forced into being a slave, would you not want to rebel and kill those imprisoning you?
Doesn’t diversity constitute the strength rather than the weakness of a species?
But if humanity is in any way more evolved than the other life-forms here, aren’t we adept enough to turn such “liabilities” to our collective advantage? Cannot we assist those who can adapt to adapt. While learning more about ourselves, from the way we treat those who cannot adapt.
Originally posted by Slate
So you argue that all violent people should be violently killed?
So you argue that all people not contributing to society should be round up and shot?
Are you saying that people can't change, and that people don't even have a right to live and make mistakes?
What are you trying to accomplish OP? While these ideas may make up your version of a utopia , I think I speak for a good many people when I say that you sound your advocating a totalitarian nightmare where everyone is a slave constantly facing the barrel of a gun.
Please correct me if I misunderstood.
Spiram, why don’t you write your name so it can be read? It does not show up on a black background at all.
Now then, where did I say I was “cheap”? Was it in relation to executing criminals versus warehousing them at our expense? I don’t call that cheap. I call it being economical. Warehousing them forever, just makes no sense at all.
Their very existence is a drag on the rest of us.
Don’t you think that the money could be better spent helping the kids of those less well paid to a better life? I still have an image from my grade school days of a classmate coming across the school yard one cold and windy day, dressed in a coat that was at least 2 sizes too small, it had one button on it, she had no scarf on her head, and no stockings . But you would rather support the incorrigible social misfits.