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In this case because previous obligation has been set and it would be dishonest and immoral to not support your end of the deal. This is analogous to someone knowingly participating in sexual acts where prior to partaking, the party knows that there is a chance, however small, that it will end up in pregnancy...
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This is analogous to someone knowingly participating in sexual acts where prior to partaking, the party knows that there is a chance, however small, that it will end up in pregnancy. Thomson counters this with an parallel where if one opens a window knowing that there are such things as burglars, and in opening the window the house is now able to be accessed more easily by burglars, if a burglar enters the house it is illogical to think that the burglar now has a right to be inside the house...
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