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  •  when the purpose of the existence of the... (0+ / 0-)

    .... commoners is only to serve as food for the ruling class, the justifiable response in lieu of any other means of recourse, is revolution.  

    But assassinations and other terrorist acts are not revolution; they are ultimately doomed to futility, and the fact that consequences are unintended does not lift the moral responsibility for causing them.

    We got the future back. Uh-oh.

    by G2geek on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 12:41:58 AM PDT

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    •  True, but he wasn't a madman. He saw himself (0+ / 0-)

      and his group as revolutionaries. The assassinations had been plotted for awhile. Would he have been an assassin had he grown up in a different world? Don't know. Probably not, is my guess.

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