The managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine y’all.
He’s all “ok” with this until. of course, he’s part of those “couple thousand deaths”, then suddenly his mood changes to indignation for peculiar reasons.
What happens when someone arbitrarily decides that the life of Blake Hounshell is worthless and the elimination of it is for the “greater good” - does Blake Hounshell have right to object? With his own logic, no.
I hate “life-boat ethics” when it involves actual human lives, but when applied to inanimate objects, like, lets say a magazine - that’s different. Getting rid of Foreign Policy magazine wouldn’t entirely be a bad thing, it might actually be more beneficial for society with one less magazine touting imperialist opinions about the lives of “others”.