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Might is right VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 05/03/2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Might is right

VIEWPOINTS
Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
05/03/2012
The bigger and better the guns, the mightier the Armed Forces, the more destructive the bombs, the mightier are the countries that have them, the more right they have to do as they please.

Poor countries are but diversions and trophies to them. Miserable people are their stepping-stones for more power and influence.

Such is the essence and implications of the twisted dictums, the nauseating maxim that “might is right.”

This is when marginalized countries are stepped down upon and impoverished people are used as stools for bigger might and/or more insatiable materialistic holdings. The rules of ethics are considered passé. The norms of morals are held irrelevant. What is right could be readily set aside while what is wrong could be conveniently considered right..... MORE

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