Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer

what is important is whether such interests can be identified, evaluated, and determined to be important enough to protect with societal authority. I believe some are, and others must give way to the interest of the common good (the collective interest). The balance between them changes constantly as circumstances change. Life is a balancing act, and human society, made up of living creatures, is inherently about striking balances. It is that balance that is important.



BRAVO, NWP!

Some may say that what you wrote is obvious; but sometimes we cannot be reminded of the obvious too much!

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Edited by numan (05/23/09 05:30 PM)
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