Those Martians Just Won’t Quit Plaguing Us Earthlings

From: K Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:40 PM To: Walter Block <wblock@loyno.edu> Subject: Compelled Aggression Dear Dr Block, You wrote, “If the Martians threaten to blow up our entire planet unless someone kills innocent person Joe, it is murder to do so, but it would not be wrong to murder him, paradoxically, saving all others except for him.” Isn’t this a case of “compelled aggression” ? Martians are compelling earthlings to kill Joe in order to save themselves from Martian aggression. It is still wrong to kill Joe but the guilt lies with Martians, not the person who pulled … Continue reading Those Martians Just Won’t Quit Plaguing Us Earthlings