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“..those terrible murders committed by men who did not wish to commit them”. This is the extreme example of how a system – the state, the government, the company – can set up the game so as you have to follow it even though it is morally wrong. And these men, distributed as they are, will comfort themselves by saying they only did their duty, they followed the law.

Tolstoy is right to call them murderers