Offense Principle

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Harm Principle - The Offense Principle
... Mill's harm principle is distinct from the offense principle ... The difference is based on the assumption that offense may cause harm, but does not necessarily cause harm ... An offense meets the offense principle only if it is a wrong and also causes harm ...

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    An evident principle ... is the principle of justice to all peoples and nationalities, and their right to live on equal terms of liberty and safety with one another, whether they be strong or weak.
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    Comparatively, we can excuse any offense against the heart, but not against the imagination. The imagination knows—nothing escapes its glance from out its eyry—and it controls the breast.
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