Sophie's choice...

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Mem, Jan 5, 2008.

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If forced to pick one, which would you kill...

  1. Your own child

    12.5%
  2. An innocent Tiger

    87.5%
  1. Mem

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    If you had to kill one which would it be?

    Your own child who may one day be a productive citizen or one day turn out to be a serial killer

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    an innocent Tiger?
     
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    A parent can only give one answer to that question. The Tiger.
     
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    As a non parent I can only give the same hypothetical answer.
     
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    What do you mean by "innocent"?
     
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    One that has not been found guilty by it's own Tiger peers.
     
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    Let it rest mem0101. :rolleyes:

    Trust me this is not the hill upon which you want to die.
     
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    If he wants to behave like Sisyphus, let him....
     
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    Yeah, I think I'll be ignoring this thread from now on, seeing as how mem has completely lost his fucking mind. :rolleyes:
     
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    can I pick between someone I know to be an asshole (lets use you as the example) or an innocent Tiger?
     
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    :eek: :grinning-smiley-003 :wink:
     
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    Any human being would have that answer.

    Unless you're a PETA nut.
     
  12. ManlyBanisters

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    What is all this fucked up shit? I've obviously missed something...

    (thinking I might regret asking that question but asking it anyway)
     
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    Mem, please tell me that you'd support a child and not a tiger.
     
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    Yikes. that is a shitshain of a thread -- I was only able to read the first and last pages.

    Unbelievable.

    Well, all I can say is that it's a fucked up world.
     
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    It's a fallacy. I would never be in the situation where I would have to choose between killing one or the other of these two things.

    There may be scenarios, such as killing a tiger to prevent it from killing my baby, and in that case, the choice is obviously to kill the tiger.

    But that isn't the argument placed before us here. And that's why it's a fallacy.

    I would choose neither, given the current argument, because it's not a realistic situation.
     
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