Morality of Refugee Admissions (Aff, requires registration)
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There is no enforceable right to accept refugees and Walzer’s claims do not apply to current mass numbers
Michael Walzer, philosopher, 2008, Spheres Of Justice: A Defense Of Pluralism And Equality, Kindle Edition, page number at end of card
Since ideological (far more than ethnic) affinity is a matter of mutual recognition, there is a lot of room here for political choice— and thus, for exclusion as well as admission. Hence it might be said that my argument doesn’t reach to the desperation of the refugee. Nor does it suggest any way of dealing with the vast numbers of refugees generated by twentieth-century politics. On the one hand, everyone must have a place to live, and a place where a reasonably secure life is possible. On the other hand, this is not a right that c