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Unformatted text preview: PHIL 140 – 9.17.07 Thompson – Self Defense Handout Excuse = point to something that shows that you didn’t mean to do it. Doesn’t show anything about your character. “I thought it was sugar!” Innocent Aggressor: Stuck in an elevator with a madman. Innocent Threat: The people who were in the airplanes on 9/11. They were completely innocent but they were going to cause your death if the airplane was not shot down. Agency = aiming at killing you. Sometimes morality says that you must sacrifice yourself and let someone else live. – as is the case in Trolley, Starvation, and Riding-Roughshod. You had to kill someone else to prevent yourself from dying, but it is not morally right. If you had just stood there and let the train kill you, would the innocent worker been the cause of your death? No. Therefore, the mere fact that you...
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