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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

In general, how much capability to harm or destroy should any given human have? This question asks for an opinion, and my opinion is the same amount we currently have. If humans were effectively ...
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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

I think this is best understood as a question of public policy, and framing it as a question of philosophy is problematic because it forces you to justify the institutions that we use to decide public ...
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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

If we are purely exercising an ethical thought experiment without the physical constraints of our current reality - one could envision the following universe: Every consciousness has absolute godlike ...
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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

In general, how much capability to harm or destroy should any given human have? Ideally, as much as he can be trusted to use responsibly. Granted, trust is an approximate and subjective view on ...
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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

Apart from that there is no accepted measure of human destructiveness - as emphasized already in Marco's post to your question - I consider your question meaningful only as a binary question: Is ...
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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

Your question for a number of reasons is nonsense. You assume that capability to harm or destroy is quantifiable, so that it would be possible to say how much capability one person has relative to ...
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How much destructive capability should a person have, and why?

Humans are inherently differentiated by destructive capacity. Without any technology at all, strong men have more than weak men. Men have more than women. Adults have more than children. Inequity in ...
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