Immoral vs Eichmann - What's the difference?
As an adjective immoral
is not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
As a noun eichmann is
one who willingly participates in immoral or destructive actions without ethical qualms because the actions are acceptable to society.
Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
* Said of people, deeds, groups, traditions, or practices.
One who willingly participates in immoral or destructive actions without ethical qualms because the actions are acceptable to society.
* 1968 , William Phillips, A sense of the present
* 1992 , Ian Shapiro, Political Criticism
- Hence, no special moral or political perversion is required to produce an Eichmann ; it might be said that there are thousands of potential Eichmanns.
* 1996 , Lenore Langsdorf, Stephen H Watson, E Marya Bower, Phenomenology, interpretation, and community?
- Their arguments usually involve holding variants of the claim that the life of an Eichmann or a Stalin could not have been an integrated one...
* 2004 , Alan P. Lightman, Daniel R Sarewitz, Christina Desser, Living with the Genie: essays on technology and the quest for human mastery?
- One can imagine an Eichmann who was capable of questioning the meaning of this or that defense for his actions that he might give...
* 2005 , Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi, The worlds of Herman Kahn: the intuitive science of thermonuclear war?
- Does the notion of a scientific gaze and the impersonality of method allow for an Eichmann in the scientist in all of us?
- "I've been accused of playing an Eichmann -like role in supporting an evil policy."