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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 12:07 PM
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2. Criminal. Vigilante. All-too-typical American. (NT)
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  -Morality question (re: Joe Horn incident) CT_Progressive  Nov-28-07 12:05 PM   #0 
  - criminal  wuushew   Nov-28-07 12:07 PM   #1 
  - Criminal. Vigilante. All-too-typical American. (NT)  Tesha   Nov-28-07 12:07 PM   #2 
  - Hero  CT_Progressive   Nov-28-07 12:08 PM   #3 
  - Timothy McVeigh, criminal or hero?  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-28-07 12:08 PM   #4 
  - it was his neighbors house....he was not in danger  spanone   Nov-28-07 12:08 PM   #5 
  - criminal  blogslut   Nov-28-07 12:09 PM   #6 
  - if one's primary motive is to kill or injure someone, it is immoral IMO....  mike_c   Nov-28-07 12:09 PM   #7 
  - Your question is a good one, and speaks to practicality.  CT_Progressive   Nov-28-07 12:11 PM   #10 
  - How is it different from a police sting?  TahitiNut   Nov-28-07 12:19 PM   #18 
     - on one level it's not different...  mike_c   Nov-28-07 12:57 PM   #26 
        - That IS the difference- intent to kill. nt  BullGooseLoony   Nov-28-07 02:47 PM   #33 
  - Criminal...  SidDithers   Nov-28-07 12:10 PM   #8 
  - Dipshit, scared old man,  SharkSquid   Nov-28-07 12:10 PM   #9 
  - agreed shark  ayeshahaqqiqa   Nov-28-07 12:41 PM   #25 
  - "Ran at him"?? I missed that little detail in every account I've read so far...  opiate69   Nov-28-07 12:12 PM   #11 
  - Its been established.  CT_Progressive   Nov-28-07 12:15 PM   #14 
  - Still not seeing "ran at him" in any of that..  opiate69   Nov-28-07 12:22 PM   #19 
  - I stand corrected  blogslut   Nov-28-07 12:23 PM   #20 
  - From listening to the recording, I had the impression that Mr. Horn  Arkansas Granny   Nov-28-07 01:25 PM   #27 
     - And had time to say "You're dead" right before he shot. nt  BullGooseLoony   Nov-28-07 02:03 PM   #30 
  - That's because that "detail" is a product of Mr. Horn's imagination  blogslut   Nov-28-07 12:16 PM   #15 
     - Hehe.. yep, pretty much.  opiate69   Nov-28-07 12:23 PM   #21 
  - A little bit wrong.  quantessd   Nov-28-07 12:13 PM   #12 
  - Jeez are we gonna argue this one out again?  tularetom   Nov-28-07 12:14 PM   #13 
  - Does this mean ...  meegbear   Nov-28-07 12:17 PM   #16 
  - Of Course Not  feduppuke   Nov-28-07 01:32 PM   #28 
     - But you gave a situation of someone being raped ...  meegbear   Nov-28-07 01:57 PM   #29 
        - I have not posited any rape theories.  feduppuke   Nov-28-07 10:14 PM   #35 
  - The two examples he would be justified as they are actually  madinmaryland   Nov-28-07 12:19 PM   #17 
  - Sorry, what you wrote is totally false.  CT_Progressive   Nov-28-07 12:30 PM   #23 
  - This is an interesting question -- if you have a good reason and a bad reason to something  aikoaiko   Nov-28-07 12:27 PM   #22 
  - Where does  citizen_jane   Nov-28-07 12:40 PM   #24 
  - In these case, the key to the moral value is the intent of the shooter previous  BullGooseLoony   Nov-28-07 02:38 PM   #32 
  - Your examples are distinguishable from the Horn case in a number of ways.  BullGooseLoony   Nov-28-07 02:30 PM   #31 
  - there is no question that what was done is immoral!  Pirate looks at 50   Nov-28-07 02:49 PM   #34 
  - All burglars are blameless and deserve our complete sympathy.  karlrschneider   Nov-28-07 10:28 PM   #36 
  - as a rape survivor - I find the analogy lacking.  salin   Nov-28-07 10:31 PM   #37 
  - in regard to your second example- what if that's the street where you live...?  QuestionAll   Nov-28-07 10:36 PM   #38 

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