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Posted: 13 August 2006 03:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Jim brings up an excellent point. In saying that there are ethical absolutes, I am not saying that these absolutes are decided by majority vote. I am not saying they are easy to find. I am not even saying that we can always tell what they are!

But it’s just a cop-out to say that ‘anything goes’, ethically speaking. That is clearly false.

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Posted: 28 October 2006 04:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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No Doug, not absolutes but contextual morals and provisional. As Quentin Smith notes:” So even if morality is not intrinsic to reality, but is created by humans, the mere fact that it is inter-subjectively valid for all humans, it applies to all humans, that’s a sufficeiently strong sese of objectivity to motivate and give humans reason t behave in a moral manner.” The word is objective, not absolute. We are ever learning how better to do morals. I think that we are actually in agreement! :idea:

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