Killing For The

Killing For The - Killing For The "Greater Good"...

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Killing For The “Greater Good” On the issue of killing innocents for the “greater good”: One might use a Benthamite ideal and say that he/she would gladly sacrifice an innocent human life for the sake of a greater cause. He/she would essentially be putting a price on a human life, saying that one could kill one human to increase the standard of living for say 1 million others. This reasoning seems flawed for several reasons: the first being that he/she cannot know that his/her cause is any better than the present state of affairs, and the second being that human life is sacred, and should be preserved with the greatest urgency. Hitler clearly thought that his cause was right, otherwise he would have pursued a different avenue of world change. He thought that by eliminating the Jews from the gene pool he was helping humanity as a whole in its continued endeavor towards actualization. Stalin tried to do something similar with the government of Russia. Through force he tried to make
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