[OT] Ameros will clog the tubes - was Re: Network Neutrality

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Sat Dec 6 07:39:29 MST 2008


On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 09:46:42PM -0700, Levi Pearson wrote:
> Charles Curley <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> writes:
> > Here we have profound disagreement: if it's theft when a private
> > individual does it, it's theft when a government does it. Governments
> > are composed of people, and morality doesn't magically change just
> > because one is anointed king or elected senator or whatever. If you or
> > I have no moral right to do a thing, then we cannot delegate the power
> > to do that thing to someone else.
> 
> This depends entirely on the assumption that private property is an
> inalienable right, which is by no means in universal agreement.

No it doesn't.

And I am not in the least interested in what is "in universal
agreement".

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