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Re: @ Lord Elpuss

I disagree. EVERYTHING is relative; there are no absolutes. And the situation can change the moral compass. Consider "cold equation" situations where there MUST be a choice of who lives and who dies (think like 12 people stranded in the desert but only 2 bottles of water): abdication is not an option, either, as the default is everyone dies. It's not a case of everyone respects human life; it's more a case where the respect for human life is selective. And now you're put in an intractable moral quandry.

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