Ordering the murder of innocents by ordering others to do it is no different than pulling the trigger. Same moral choice.
I appreciate that you at least addressed the actual substance of my post; and yes, we do disagree.
I think the act itself is more reprehensible, because it is the ultimate and final end. Furthermore, it enables the incitement. Were no one willing to commit the act, it would force the one who wanted it committed to act himself. I don't think that every act that one would incite would be one he would also commit; hence, the commission of the act itself, to me, is more deserving of the murderer label.
Even if not deserving, it is certainly more accurate.
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