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Comment: I didn't say 'Might makes right'

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I didn't say 'Might makes right'

I said, if there are just two individuals in the dispute, willing to fight, then the deciding factor is might.

Questions of which side is 'in the right' only arise when the dispute is adjudicated by third parties.

Up til now we haven't been discussing what is actually right, or how the 'right' is derived. We have just been discussing the implications if the NAP, as standardly formulated, is right, and that's the discussion I'm interested in at the moment.

Deeper level discussions about moral ontology have been had elsewhere and will again, but that is not the discussion here, and so it's no good to dodge into a different discussion.