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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:42 am 
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MOSCOW (AP) - An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of "Critique of Pure Reason," devolved into pure mayhem when one debater shot the other.

A police spokeswoman in Rostov-on Don, Viktoria Safarova, said two men in their 20s were discussing Kant as they stood in line to buy beer at a small store on Sunday. The discussion deteriorated into a fistfight and one participant pulled out a small nonlethal pistol and fired repeatedly.

The victim was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening. Neither person was identified.

It was not clear which of Kant's ideas may have triggered the violence.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268744/conten ... d=jXkDndmC

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:47 am 
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I can just imagine with the kind of debates we have on here, how many shootings would there have been already...
But no worries, there's a Thai amulet for being bullet proof for only $500,000.... :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:02 am 
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So unusual for people to kill over views when god isn't involved.
Or maybe one of them believed in god?

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:19 am 
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So unusual for people to kill over views when god isn't involved.
Or maybe one of them believed in god?


No, just "Stand Your Ground" being applied in the debate yard.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:59 am 
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Well, it's a fitting place to debate Kant.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:03 pm 
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Before the shooting, I hope the shooter asked himself whether his action could be consistently universalized.

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