Now, that is a pretty bold statement… yet basically a reformulation of a quote in one of my favorite movies of all time: “Proportionality should be a guideline in war” (R.S. McNamara, 4mins on YouTube).
The point though, is that application of such guideline shouldn’t be a privilege of war times, but a truly universal practice in life. However, it is for sure during hard times, emergencies, when “proportionality” becomes an imperious need to prevent problems growing into catastrophes. (more…)