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alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-23-10 10:24 AM
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137. You can say that about any law
People will murder, even if murder is against the law. That's no reason not to have a law against murder, nor is it an element that helps us judge such laws. That some people will violate the law is no reason not to make them, or to judge any particular law as bad or ineffective. So,would you rather have no legal liability for ratings agencies in the law, or legal liability for ratings agencies as law? That's the question. General statements about human nature relative to law are all well and good in the abstract, but don't particularly help us decide on or judge actual laws.
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