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1: "It is better that 100 murderers go free than that one innocent person is convicted."
2: "It is better that 100 tyrannical, bloodthirsty and aggressive states manufacture weapons of mass destruction than that one tyrannical, bloodthirsty and aggressive state without weapons of mass destruction is liberated."
Spot the difference.
-- David Deutsch