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Old June 22 2013, 04:30 AM   #28
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Re: Does it hurt to be shot by phaser?

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Reasonable. And it makes more sense, too. Being a Vulcan, she'd shy away from being sadistic.
While I'd like to think she would --- a Kantian could argue that the evidence of Mirror Spock's openness to decency indicates that she would --- I'm not sure it follows. After all, a person who's committed to murder has accepted at least some sadism. And if the point is to kill a person without being traceable, whether the person suffers along the way is irrelevant.
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