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Re: What's right?

Nov 13, 1997 05:00 PM
by M K Ramadoss

At 06:39 PM 11/13/97 -0500, you wrote:
>M K Ramadoss wrote:
>> Here is another angle. If what I am doing is not harming anyone, then it
>> does not matter whether it is right or wrong in some one else's view (which
>> of course may be colored by tradition, philosophy, experience etc.)
>	But when you quote someone from one mailing list in another, you don't
>know whether or not you are doing harm, regardless of your beliefs. You
>can shoot a gun into a street, not knowing whether or not someone will
>get hit by the bullet. But you are still culpable. Cross-posting a
>message without permission can easily harm people's reputations. If you
>don't wish to cause harm, then why not simply ask permission before you
>cross-post. If you don't, then that means that you believe the answer
>might be "no", and therefore you are disregarding the possibility of
>	Bart Lidofsky
My response is very simple. I am going to do what *I* think is right, no
matter what anyone else thinks.


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