Ideas from 'The Will to Believe' by William James [1896], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Pragmatism - The Classic Writings' by Peirce,James,Dewey etc (ed/tr Thayer,H.S.) [Hackett 1982,0-915145-37-5]].

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23. Ethics / E. Utilitarianism / 4. Unfairness
Imagine millions made happy on condition that one person suffers endless lonely torture