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Firstly, it should be noted that the legal defence is not common and only rarely accepted. (Though possibly this is because prosecutors decide not to prosecute some cases where it would apply.) The idea that what is done out of necessity is morally acceptable or at least neutral has some Biblical support. In Matthew 12 Jesus teaches that it is okay to do ...


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The important thing to realize, as Daniel Giron has pointed out, is the essence of the question 'What makes a thing necessary?' A thing can be necessary for a certain end while not being morally fruitful, nor right, if such a thing were to be acted out. Just to give one example, consider the idea that it is necessary to kill a dog if you desire it to be ...


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The big question is Who gets to decide what is Necessary. Unregenerate man in his fallen state would consider many things necessary that a born-again Christian would not: An addict would consider drugs necessary. A whoremonger would consider prostitutes or easy women necessary. A molester would consider access to children necessary. A thief would ...


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I think the question to your question is, what is a well-represented or well-supported historical document, and how do you, as an individual, verify its authenticity aside from believing the claims of others? With that said, I will quote the historical source (compilation of many other sources), The Bible and use that as the authority here. To answer your ...



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