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Old 10-10-2011, 11:08 PM
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Default Re: Conservatives say stupid shit

Originally Posted by ChuckF View Post
So it's OK for the state to punish someone for the content of his or her thoughts when that person's actions denote a determination to take such action? The state could punish homophobe for killing a homosexual since his actions in killing a homosexual denotes a determination to kill a homosexual? Is that what you're saying?
No Chuck.

The action determines if there is malice. Thought is not relevant, the action is.
What a man believes upon grossly insufficient evidence is an index into his desires -- desires of which he himself is often unconscious. ... The origin of myths is explained in this way.
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