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Unformatted text preview: right to life. By killing someone you are unlawfully taking their life and thus proving that terrorism violates this condition. The last condition that Katchadourian gives, stating that terrorism violates one’s right to life is not always true as it must be to prove his point. If a terrorist is committing their act of terrorism in revenge on another terrorist that has killed many innocent people, then he does not violate the others right to life. The terrorist that first killed the innocent people is in the wrong and forfeits his right to life by taking the life of others. The second act of terrorism is thus saving many innocent people from the same fate that the others were given. Terrorism is justified if there is an option between killing some terrorists rather than killing hundreds, or even thousands of innocent people. It is the lesser of the two evils and saves others from an unjust fate making it not only permissible but the right decision. Ryan Wisneski December 7, 2007...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course PHI 2630 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08