[conspire] [Off-topic] Always a bridesmaid...
daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Sat Aug 11 00:52:30 PDT 2007
Rick Moen <rick <at> linuxmafia.com> writes:
> So, I'm not willing to flatter myself merely because I think and talk
> about these issues. I'm enough of an existentialist (a horribly
> out-of-fashion concept) that I know talk's cheap, and what matters in
> the end is what you do, not how you intellectually justify it. It's a
> good idea to consider in advance what you'd do if you had a jury vote
> and were being pressured to not vote your conscience, so you won't do
> something you'd live to regret for a long time thereafter. I won't say
> how I'd resolve the dilemma of acting on imperfect information, except,
> as I said ten years ago to Judge Kramer, "As best I can, sir." ;->
Ah, but _how_ what one does matters is inevitably established only by how
_someone else_ intellectually justifies it...
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