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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Fri Apr 20, 2012, 10:06 AM

13. It's not just wrong, it's hate speech, and it's stupid.

It's like saying that everyone who voted for Obama is responsible for every innocent person killed by a drone.
That's the kind of fallacious reasoning used by terrorists to justify their actions.

Another example: replace the word "faith" with the word "science" or "democracy" or just about anything else in the quote.

If you invoke science as justification for your belief, you must accept the same from others. And every person who retreats to science bears a measure of responsibility for every act of hate and violence justified by it.


Well, the eugenecists invoked science for their beliefs, does that mean everyone who retreats to science bears a measure of responsbility for every act of hate and violence justified by it? Of course not.

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