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Debate: Judging right or wrong

Updated Friday 2nd October 2009

Forum member Alkan sought the truth in a quotation from David Baddiel

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"Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong."

I came across this quote in a novel The Secret Purposes by David Baddiel. He does not quote the source.

A cynical statement but looked at from an historic, or sociological perspective. Does it not contain some truth?

 

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