[Foundation-l] Mission & Vision statement updated

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 11:44:10 UTC 2007

> The essence of straw man arguments is to propose a situation that is
> ridiculously unlikely (like the caviar charity), and proceed to use
> arguments against it to serve in more sensible circumstances.
> Converting a charity established to cure lung cancer into one that
> treats emphysema would be a more likely situation.

That's entirely subjective though. Why are emphysema patients more
deserving of treatment than aristocrats are deserving of caviar?
Purely because of your values. Determining if something is charitable
should be an objective exercise, otherwise it doesn't work.

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