Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The "John-Stuart-Mill Error"

Is committed by Glenn Greenwald, arguing that good ideas always win:

"But if the arguments for the objective superiority of heterosexual monogamy are as apparent and compelling as Douthat seems to think, they ought not need the secular thumb pressing on the scale in favor of their view. Individuals on their own will come to see the rightness of Douthat's views on such matters..."

And how did that work out in Nazi Germany, Glenn?

UPDATE: Moved other material to a new post.

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