On 12/16/2012 1:42 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 12/15/2012 10:20 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
I guess preventing women from learning to read is good in
Afghanistan, even though it's bad here. So it's rational when you
agree with the conclusion and rationalization when you don't.
No, it is not! Where are people in power in the US preventing
women from learning to read in the US? What "Power" is needs to be
precisely defined. Arguments from unreal hypotheticals are always
What hypothetical?? Women ARE prevented from learning to read in
Afghanistan and we DO think it would be a bad thing to keep women from
learning to read here.
Is the average US citizen the cause of the actions of the average
Teleban member in Afghanistan? What is the relation between some
activity in Afghanistan and in "somewhere we are". This is an
equivocation, thus a rubbish argument.
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