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philosophy

Here at Yale University we’re encouraged to attend these campus “get togethers” - to meet other students and broaden our circles. Some are about interesting subjects like politics or science and sometimes you get to meet famous people. Others are concerned with less interesting subjects - like the bewildering aspects of philosophy: “Would you kill baby Hitler if you had the chance - and if so - could you do it with a gun? Shoot a baby to stop world war two? What if you didn’t HAVE a gun, could you find it in yourself to use your bare hands?” “Well,” I say, giving it some serious consideration - just to show that I’m as philosophical as the next girl - “if I had BEAR hands, couldn’t I claw him to death?”

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Date: 11/6/2021 10:49:00 AM
Yale considers that, "education"? Why should students focus on killing rather educating? Consider the autobahn which enabled Germay to recover from WWII faster than the allies; Hitler had some sound ideas, but not the education necessary to value humanity nor cosequences! You are a clever girl, so take them to task!
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