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John Rawls
February 21, 1921 - November 24, 2002
Nationality: American
Category: Educator
Subcategory: American Educator

In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.


Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.


The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice.


Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact.


The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.


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