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Single Idea 20880

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / C. Rights / 2. Moral rights]

Full Idea

Should we give people choices they might not want to have?

Gist of Idea

Should people be forced to make choices?


Hugh LaFollette (Introductions in 'Ethics in Practice' [2002], p.020)

Book Reference

'Ethics in Practice (2nd Ed)', ed/tr. LaFollette,Hugh [Blackwell 2002], p.20

A Reaction

In personal life we encounter people who force us to make an unwanted choice (choose the wine, when you know nothing about wine). Politically, there is the sneaky move of giving unwanted choices, to disguise absence of desired choices.