You Are Being Lied to About Pirates

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    Johann Hari: You Are Being Lied to About Pirates

    This is an insightful piece, not necessarily because it's entirely accurate, but because it provides a welcome alternate perspective in what has thus far been an ideological ech chamber. This excerpt effectively captures the main thrust of the commentary:

    Again, perhaps not entirely accurate and obviously one-sided, but a pertinent commentary worthy of consideration.
     
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    They are pirates.
     
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    no, it's not worthy of consideration. they're criminals. full stop. end of sentence. have a nice utilitarian day.
     
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    That's not a meaningful basis for rejecting equality of consideration, considering the divergence between the law and ethics.
     
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    this is a dupe thread....truth matters posted this a few days ago.....

    lets all rob banks and give the money to the poor.........
     
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    let me know when you're done.

    i'll be alphabetizing my sock drawer.
     
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    In that case, you have a lot of work to do. ;)
     
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    not really.
    left in the front.
    right in the back.

    it'll be more interesting than this thread, though.
     
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    If you're gone, I see no reason for the thread to be uninteresting.
     
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    If they are the ones that robbed from the poor they should not get off scott free.
     

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