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To: qwertyz

I had Schneck as a professor once for a class. He wasn’t horribly biased, never made overt political statements. Although you could fairly easily tell from his personal comments. One time in class he said if he could live anywhere at any time, it would be Paris in the 19th Century.

I later saw him speak at an event about Catholic voting. He trotted out this exact weird argument that Catholics could vote for a Pro-abortion candidate if the Pro-Life candidate also happened to support policies that did greater harm (i.e. gutting welfare programs).

I lost a lot of respect for him for presenting such an absurd argument.


3 posted on 09/29/2012 5:06:09 PM PDT by Shadow44
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This twist in his moral thinking is quite interesting. It's a case of Consequentialism in action. Obviously not steeped in traditional moral theology. But probably a safe position for a professor at CUA who's tenured.
7 posted on 09/29/2012 5:21:22 PM PDT by qwertyz
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