A Problem of Sympathy

a problem of sympathy

 
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Dialog:

  • Port:
    • Imagine there was a perfect lie detector that could only be used without consent.
    • Sure, it would be invasion of privacy. But, how bad could something that only catches liars be?
  • Starboard:
    • Just think of all the times one has to lie to be moral.
    • For example, what do you say when a two year old asks about Santa Claus?
  • Port:
    • That Santa Claus thing IS kind of messed up....
 

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