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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 December 2008 01:47AM

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Comment author: ShardPhoenix 27 December 2008 02:07:48PM -1 points [-]

Jayson Virissimo:

To put my own spin on a famous quote, there are no "rights". There is do, or do not.

I guess another way of thinking about it is that you decide on what terminal (possibly dynamic) state you want, then take measures to achieve that. Floating "rights" have no place.