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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #34)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 12:12 PM

43. I understand.

 

And an honest question for you. The USCW cost approx 600k lives, mostly Union boys. Thats 2% of the US population at the time.

My question for you, how many American deaths would have been OK with you?

Would you feel more ashamed of the USCW if the fatalities were 2 million? How about 10 million?

Would the USCW still be worth it if it cost the life of EVERY 16-55 year old American male?

Where do you draw the line on acceptable death?

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