And those who tried to help those people by resisting the Nazis were labelled terrorists and summarily executed if caught. Had the Nazis modern day firepower, they would have used drones and other tools to eliminate the threats. Can you say that they were wrong to do so, and, if so, by what principle?
Originally Posted by Mushroom
"The principle that the end justifies the means is, in individualist ethics, regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule" -- F. A. Hayek.
"A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty is worth a whole eternity in bondage" -- Joseph Addison's "Cato, A Tragedy" (1713)
"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." - Albert Camus