Though even then, only sometimes.
As excellently pointed out by Stefan Molyneux, and expanded upon in his free book Universally Preferable Behavior : A Rational Proof of Secular Ethics*, even a thief must prefer people keeping their possessions. This is evidenced by their expectation to posses whatever it is they have stolen.
So what do we make of the existence of crime, or making a distinction between crime and a ‘hate’ crime? In a video reacting to the recent Chicago kidnapping and torture, Dave Cullen of Computing, proposes that it may be of little importance to identify certain crimes as hate crimes. Give the video a listen and see if you agree.
I didn’t hate anything he said.
- Report today unfolding of 5 Dead and 9 wounded in a Florida Airport, after the suspect had an argument on the flight and after landing loaded his weapons and proceeded to shoot people in the baggage claim. Did he hate them?
- Picture of a Passion fruit. Intricate things, before taking this picture I’d only seen all white ones. Wanted to include an image in the post and had this uploaded from the post about Missing San Francisco
- *The book is in several audio and print formats. It is free material that could cost you a lot to not consume.