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# Native American tribes seeking monetary reparations from the

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Native American tribes seeking monetary reparations from the government are often told, "There is neither wealth nor wisdom enough in the world to compensate in money for all the wrongs in history."

Which of the following most weakens the argument above?
A) Prior wrongs should not be permitted as a justification for present wrongs
B) Even though all wrongs cannot be compensated for, some wrongs can be
C) Since most people committed wrongs, the government should compensate for wrongs with money
D) Monetary reparations upset social order less than other forms of reparation
E) Since money is the basic cause of the wrongs, should it not be the cure?
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09 Apr 2004, 15:23
Another good one!

I'm no good at Law or double talks!! I get most of these questions wrong!!!

Anyway, my choice is A.
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09 Apr 2004, 16:08
Is it not true that A would not be considered incorrect?
Try that for double-talk....
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09 Apr 2004, 17:38
I would go with B.......

Wass debating B and C......
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09 Apr 2004, 18:17
Let me try to be different. I will go with E.
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09 Apr 2004, 18:22
I guess I will go with A.

B wont weaken the argument because we dont know what intention government has. All it is saying is there is not enough money to compensate for all the worng things. It can mean that some wrongs can be compensated.
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09 Apr 2004, 19:20
OA is B. There is no explanation but here is what I can provide
Original argument says: "There is neither wealth nor wisdom enough in the world to compensate in money for all the wrongs in history". Therefore, the government is unwilling to pay anything because it says that there will never be enough money to compensate for all wrongs. B weakens the argument by saying that at least some wrong can be compensated for and this will force the government to pay at least something
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10 Apr 2004, 10:02
nice one paul . Selected E, got this wrong.
10 Apr 2004, 10:02
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