Archive for February 23rd, 2013

What’s Immoral for the Private Goose Is Moral for the Government Gander? »

Why do so many people consider certain actions to be immoral if taken by private persons, but not immoral—perhaps even morally praiseworthy—if taken by government officials? One possibility is that people have become accustomed to government officials’ taking certain actions (e.g., getting income by insisting that people either hand over their money or suffer…
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