[Ads-l] body = 'human being as a complete person'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 1 22:03:55 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Traditionally a person has been considered as more than a mere body, but
> maybe that's changing.

It's not changing.

The politically-relevant point is that it's not a *person* getting his ass
shot off - presumably, people would care, if that was happening - but just
some random black body.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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