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Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 9:01am
Replies: 167
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Posted By Tedronai
From what I saw, there were no protesters nearby...

From what I saw, there were no protesters nearby NOT on private property.
So, yes, it is entirely reasonable to assume that the backyard was the intended target.
From what I saw, it is unreasonable...
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 12:37am
Replies: 167
Views: 3,999
Posted By Tedronai
That's not something I 'came up with'. You can...

That's not something I 'came up with'. You can find an account of those events relatively early in this thread.

It is not a 'ridiculous counter-example' except insofar as it is utterly ridiculous...
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 12:14am
Replies: 167
Views: 3,999
Posted By Tedronai
Firing tear gas, from close range, to disperse a...

Firing tear gas, from close range, to disperse a crowd of one standing in that one's own back yard, aiming directly at that one's face.
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 11:58pm
Replies: 167
Views: 3,999
Posted By Tedronai
I would be quite pleasantly surprised. I would...

I would be quite pleasantly surprised.
I would be even more surprised by meaningful charges, and utterly flabbergasted by any meaningful convictions.
I have very little faith in the US enforcement...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Yesterday, 12:07pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
You would hold it to be immoral, then, to free a...

You would hold it to be immoral, then, to free a slave that is 'recognized by society' as the 'rightful property' of another?
How about rape? Torture?




What is society?
What decides what...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Yesterday, 11:28am
Replies: 233
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Posted By Tedronai
This is quite evident.

This is quite evident.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Yesterday, 7:02am
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Posted By Tedronai
correction: 'within their legal rights'

correction: 'within their legal rights'
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 3:13am
Replies: 167
Views: 3,999
Posted By Tedronai
I cannot at this time cite a source for the idea...

I cannot at this time cite a source for the idea that orders to assist unconstitutional police violence are themselves illegal. If you'd like, I'll adjust my wording accordingly.
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 2:56am
Replies: 167
Views: 3,999
Posted By Tedronai
Ignore those illegal orders and arrest the...

Ignore those illegal orders and arrest the violent offenders.
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 2:18am
Replies: 167
Views: 3,999
Posted By Tedronai
Firing tear gas cannisters directly at the faces...

Firing tear gas cannisters directly at the faces of peaceful civilians standing in their own back yards is not 'upholding the law'.
Standing by while your compatriots do the same is not 'upholding...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 7:14pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
That can be done if you avoid conflating 'use'...

That can be done if you avoid conflating 'use' and 'support'.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 6:59pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
Pretty sure someone at/with WotC (or at/with a...

Pretty sure someone at/with WotC (or at/with a firm contracted by WotC to work on behalf of WotC, or an individual contracted to do the same) would have had to do exactly that in order to establish...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 6:43pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
What level of support? A comparable level of...

What level of support?
A comparable level of support to that provided by at least one person working at the direction of WotC when they perused the offending site to document the suspected breaches...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 6:27pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
Using is not promoting. Next conflation,...

Using is not promoting.

Next conflation, please.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 6:13pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
Used =/= advocated

Used =/= advocated
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 5:48pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
For a certain value of 'properly own property'...

For a certain value of 'properly own property' where that property was fraudulently gained and not actually legitimately theirs in the first place.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 5:38pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
Who's advocating piracy?

Who's advocating piracy?
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 5:22pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
You're not paying attention. The illegality...

You're not paying attention.

The illegality is uncontested.
The im/morality has yet to be non-fallaciously argued, despite many claims (mostly reiterations of the same fundamental claim) by those...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 3:58pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
The line between copyrighted material and public...

The line between copyrighted material and public domain (copyright expired) material is an arbitrary one found only law, and variable by jurisdiction.

See previously in this discussion: lack of...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 1:26pm
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
See: for-profit publications of public domain...

See: for-profit publications of public domain (copyright expired) works by publishers not affiliated with the original creator
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 11:33am
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
'Absolutely immoral' is incompatible with...

'Absolutely immoral' is incompatible with 'morality is subjective'. Fundamentally.
YOUR mind is inconsequential to the question.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 4:00am
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
'Consequences of actions' are not a matter of...

'Consequences of actions' are not a matter of morality or ethics. They are a matter of reality and law.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 3:58am
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
One must be 'morally correct' before one can be...

One must be 'morally correct' before one can be 'morally correct over'.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 3:56am
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
Actually, in this case, I'm going to answer with...

Actually, in this case, I'm going to answer with a further question...

Is it right that you own that thing?
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 3:53am
Replies: 233
Views: 3,739
Posted By Tedronai
The question was "why are they 'supposed to'?",...

The question was "why are they 'supposed to'?", with the answer to that question being devoid of references to law.


And yet, without this piece, the argument returns to 'because law'. Because...
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