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WeightlessWings November 11th, 2017 4:00pm

In the eyes of social structure should every life be of equal value. For example, should a scientist's life be held equal to a criminal's in constructing and maintaining society?

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Robert97206 Portland Oregon
11/14/17 2:08 pm


I disagree with the notion that braking the law can only be a bad thing.

11/12/17 7:38 pm

See RussianThunders comment for my opinion

shygal47 Florida east coast
11/11/17 10:17 am

All men are CREATED equal, what they do/say/experience thereafter makes the person more or less valuable to society as a whole. And we, as society, decides who has demonstrated value and the criminal comes up lacking.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
11/11/17 10:08 am

If you use a criminal as the example, no. They tear down society. If you take a pipe fitter and hold him next to a college professor, both are law abiding people, both are equal. In your example, no. In mine, I believe yes. Bill Gates is of no more or less value as a human being than some law abiding guy working on a road construction crew.

fmm Philadelphia suburb
11/11/17 9:58 am

not equal - some contribute far more to society than others - the best far more than they take

EarlyBird Portland
11/11/17 9:29 am

No because criminals do the opposite of “constructing and maintaining” a society.