Subject: Re: Opportunity lost? Challenge declined!? (LONG. COMPREHENSIVE)
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 12:21:40 -0400 (EDT)

Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
 > RMS does too.  But he, like Rawls, is interested in "primary goods,"
 > in particular, freedom.  He is not interested in whether people live
 > materially more comfortable lives in freedom or in slavery, and no
 > amount of material wealth can compensate for slavery.

I'm not going to argue against the idea that an attribute
(e.g. freedom, or healthcare, or the environment) can be held to be
priceless.  I'll just note that someone who feels this way can only
have one such attribute.

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