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Phil paper 9 - Bryan Redd Intro to Philosophy UA Class...

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Bryan Redd Intro to Philosophy UA Class Spring 08 Matthew Pianalto Assignment 9 I agree with Gaita when in his interview he says "The things that we find undiscussable are things for which we treat as having no two sides” I believe it is these so called indiscussable, that we all know as truths which leaves no room for argument and therefore discussion. These truths are indiscussable because they are so widely accepted as beliefs. When making his point he uses the example of a homosexual being castrated in public for being a homosexual, I think this is a good example. In our country if it came down to punishing someone for being homosexual castration would be out of the question(indiscussable) and no homosexual would have to worry about a possible argument, because(at least in our country) there would be no support for the immediate castration of homosexuals. With this argument the interviewer introduces a new subject matter on the topic of the difference between someone who thinks that torture on a whole is a bad thing vs. someone who
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