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Writer's Block: Health Care

Posted on 2008.09.23 at 11:04
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Is health care a right or a privilege to you?


This isn't really much of a question because I cannot imagine people arguing that it is a privilege. You might as well ask 'Is oxygen a right or a privilege to you?' or 'Is not being decipitated a right or a privilege to you?'. The more important question that you should be asking is "Is tennis a right or a privilege?" Okay that question is nonsense but at least I think it has the potential to divide the people who answer it. To not just make everyone give you the same answer.

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cobramask at 2008-09-23 10:46 (UTC) (Link)
Believe me, I've met people who will argue it's a privilege. Of course, they also happen to be the most horrible people I've ever met, so it's not altogether surprising.

The whole basis of their reasoning is Social Darwinism - that society exists to weed out weak individuals. It's fucking bullshit, and I told them so. I also told them that I hope they never have to rely on human kindness when they suffer a serious blow to their lives, given their absolute lack of compassion - and they claimed to be Christian as well.
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