Sanctioning the TSA
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 5 December 2010, Question 6
I answered a question on sanctioning the TSA on Philosophy in Action Radio on 5 December 2010. You can listen to or download the podcast segment below – or check out the whole episode.
Given the TSA's policies, is choosing to fly giving the sanction of the victim?
My Answer, In Brief: To sanction something is to endorse it, and to unwillingly comply with force is not to sanction it.
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