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130 Post author: Yvain 24 December 2010 09:26PM

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Comment author: ata 25 December 2010 11:14:33PM *  3 points [-]

It can speak in favour of the moral qualities of the camera manufacturer without speaking against the moral qualities of the parka manufacturer. Of course it's fine to profit from trade, but generosity is still praiseworthy.

(Though, in practice, selling a $200 camera at no profit is probably not nearly the best way for a camera manufacturer to be altruistic anyway, so that may not be the best example.)