Re: RARA-AVIS: Sam Spade's morals

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 03 Sep 2005 wrote:

If we accept that Sam is amoral, then aren't we left to wonder at what a startling coincidence it is that his pragmatic solution is also the moral one?

************** Common good is often mentioned as a handy criteria for morals. I don't see it as any kind of a stretch at all that an individual's best interests might occasionally match what is best for most. Especially with Dashiell in the background giving a sly nod.


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