Re: MD moral clarity!?

Date: Sun Sep 29 2002 - 06:40:14 BST

In a message dated 9/28/02 11:36:56 PM GMT Daylight Time,

> Hi David, Paco, All:
> David:
> > Moral clarity? The phrase "axis of evil" is simple enough that everyone
> can
> > understand it, especially since the nations on that axis have been
> > demonized for many years. On a conventional level, in a John Wayne sort
> of
> > way, on a social level it sits well. As a foreign policy statement,
> > however, it is hopelessly stupid. Its irrational.
> You want moral clarity? You want intelligent? You want rational? Try
> this, from Lila, Chap. 24:
> "And this is a war in which intellect, to end the paralysis of society, has
> to know whose side it is on, and support that side, never undercut it.
> Where biological values are undermining social values, intellectuals
> must identify social behavior, no matter what its ethnic connection, and
> support it all the way without restraint. Intellectuals must find
> biological
> behavior, no matter what its ethnic connection, and limit or destroy
> destructive biological patterns with complete moral ruthlessness, the
> way a doctor destroys germs, before those biological patterns destroy
> civilization itself."
> Clear, cogent, conclusive.
> Platt

Hello Platt,
Are the patterns Dubya Bush supports conducive to moral authority?

All the best,

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