Unformatted text preview: committee sends it to the floor. Maxim: The maxim that is appropriate for this case is Different Things Change at Different Rates . Elsewhere in Africa and around the world, it is not a crime to be a homosexual. It’s not socially acceptable in some countries, but it certainly isn’t punishable by the death penalty. Uganda’s morally acceptable orientations are clearly slower to change than other countries’ and therefore reflect the maxim that different things change at different rates. In time, Uganda will grow and become more accepting like other countries. Place Character: The actions of The Legal and Parliament Affairs Committee reflect a poor character on Uganda’s government. The fact that they are willing to put someone to death solely for being gay is absurd. If Uganda’s government cannot find a way to accept the gay community then its character will forever be known as unaccepting and judgmental....
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- Fall '08
- Homosexuality, Jeremy Bentham