2 thoughts on “There are four kinds”

  1. You cut off the quote at the best part!

    … but it makes no great difference to the person slain whether he fell by one kind or another—the classification is for advantage of the lawyers.

    • Well, now…
      It may not make much of a difference to the subject of the action but it does to the society where it takes place. Especially in times like today when there are way too many of the first two categories…
      …and waaayyy too few of the latter ones. 😀

      There is no shortage of subjects that would improve conditions immeasurably if they received a bit of “Luna City social engineering”. (Ala Heinlein, via THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS.)
      And not all the best candidates are politicians, either.

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