The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Retirement Discussions / Retire Early CampFIRE

URL:  http://boards.fool.com/your-disgust-is-the-predictable-result-of-your-28816496.aspx

Subject:  Re: Is health care a right? Date:  10/12/2010  8:57 AM
Author:  JLC Number:  533682 of 756427

Your disgust is the predictable result of your inability to understand what human rights are.

I sometimes find it easier to "substitute" objects during an argument. Can take away the "emotional factor" of a position. Can look at things a little more objectively.

So from now one, instead of "the right to health care" we should substitute "the right to a 60 inch LCD HDTV". I mean, every one deserves such access. It is a basic necessity isn't it.

So if we as a society deem this to be a "right" it would be OK then?

JLC
Copyright 1996-2014 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us