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Jan26-11, 04:26 PM
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Quote Quote by thephysicsman View Post
Sure. You would be fools to do so, but that would be your right.
Why fools?
Why am I fool to push a businessman out of business if he is a racial bigot, for example?
I do not want such men to prosper in their private life, and I find it eminently rational, and within my rights, to reduce their opprtunities for it. By legal means, of course.

Making money involves productive work.
The classical Randian fallacy.
Answer is: not necessarily.
If this is not heroic, what is?
Hmm, let's see.
That's a really hard one.
Does saving a boy from drowning in a pond meet your "standards" of heroism?