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I am watching a conversation with Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Coleman Hughes wherein they are discussing implications of the killing of George Floyd and police violence in general. According to Neil, the only acceptable number of deaths by cops shooting someone (or by equally lethal means) is zero. Ultimately, I agree with this even though I think this belief is quixotic. In order to achieve this, Neil purports that we must, in short, stop hiring bad people to enforce law. I find this astonishingly naive, and I doubt it would be achievable, let alone maintainable.
For starters, where are these individuals who are only good. Where are these individuals who have no negative biases against any individuals of any group? Who are these individuals who can always be trusted to remain cool, calm and collected no matter how disagreeable, uncooperative and violent a person behaves towards them? And even if these individuals do exist, why should I suppose them to be found in large enough numbers to ...

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