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|Subject: Re: Price-gouging laws suck||Date: 11/17/2012 1:30 PM|
|Author: CCinOC||Number: 655681 of 757578|
MadCapitalist wrote: "Price gouging" is moral because it is based on completely voluntary transactions.
Disaster has struck an area.
There's only one physician in a neighborhood of 10,000 people.
Triage is what usually occurs, but the physician is amoral.
He will assist only those who have the most money and will pay him cash.
Hardly "voluntary" and, in my opinion, morally wrong.
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