Fri 22 Feb, 2013 12:00 pm - But don't you think you're dabbling a bit in reduction ad absurdum with your example that takes this idea of universal standard of morality to absurdity and concluding that it is irrelevant? (view)
Fri 22 Feb, 2013 11:51 am - True the moderators, imho, decide according to a people by people basis. When I first joined a2k and posted a link to a site for some mathematical references after some explanation, my post in that... (view)
Fri 22 Feb, 2013 11:45 am - That is a pretty big "what if" but if such contradiction was somehow the case, I can't see myself changing my personal convictions and supporting rape. It just doesn't feel... (view)
Fri 22 Feb, 2013 10:49 am - I didn't address the original OP because there are glaring errors. But if he really is talking about moral absolutes, then I have not deviated from what the OP is trying to accomplish.
For a... (view)
Fri 22 Feb, 2013 10:34 am - It comes very close anyway. As I said before it's not my cup of tea and would much prefer following ethical maxims, so I am going to decline the invitation to go out of my way to try to argue... (view)
Fri 22 Feb, 2013 10:21 am - It's more like a drunken dry hump than a Harlem Shake. One would hope that a Harlem Shake phenomenon would get the original dance moves right. I am disappointed in today's pop culture.... (view)
Fri 22 Feb, 2013 10:11 am - What about rape is an absolute wrong? Can you think of any instance where rape is justifiable?
I personally prefer the complex simplicity of ethical maxims over moral absolutes. (view)
Thu 21 Feb, 2013 04:24 am - Atheist fiction seems pretty weird to me too.
Just replace "finding faith" story to a “loss of faith” story and there you have it. Ideally, you would think that an atheist... (view)