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Nov 19, 2023
War Is Always Justified
War Is Always Justified
I just heard someone say, "One war crime does not justify another." My reflex as a peace advocate is to agree with that statement, but something gives me pause. It starts with a grammatical issue but it doesn't end there. The only beings on earth that perform the act of justifying are human beings. "War crimes" do not perform that act. What the statement intends to say is something like, "One cannot legitimately use one war crime to justify another." But what is this "legitimate"? A substitute for justifiable. One cannot justifiably use one war crime to justify another. We are on the brink of an infinite regress that seeks to convert the subjective act of justifying something into an objective property, as if one could filter all acts through a moral sieve that separates them into two categories, the wrong and the right. Seen this way, the statement about justifying war crimes is exactly wrong. People do indeed use one war crime to justify an
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