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Podcast: Spock’s Illogic: “The Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few”

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Far from being an expression of logic, Spock’s claim that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few is an arbitrary assertion and a restatement of the baseless moral theory known as utilitarianism, which asserts that each individual should act to serve the greatest good for the greatest number.