[ExI] Private and government R&D

Mirco Romanato painlord2k at libero.it
Tue Jul 21 13:23:49 UTC 2009

Stathis Papaioannou ha scritto:
> 2009/7/21 Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>:
>> ### Huh?
>> Anybody who encounters a businessman who feels he is not bound by the
>> ethical considerations of non-initiation of violence may use any means
>> at his disposal to deal with the business, since refusing to be bound
>> by moral law excludes the businessman from its protections.
> A rich and powerful individual or corporation would have no trouble
> squashing anyone that gets in their way, either directly or
> indirectly.

Rich and powerful individuals die and get maimed and have families as
others; maybe they are more difficult to get, but they are not
invulnerable. And they have vast interests that could suffer when they

If they use violence to take wealth from others, others will have no
problem to use violence to take the wealth from them. They are surely
rich targets.


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