From: Marc Geddes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 03 2004 - 23:40:40 MDT
--- Thomson Comer <email@example.com> wrote: >
Your assertion that your
> morality of beliefs is objectivly the truth is
> utterly equivalent to you asserting that I am a
> sinner, violating the principles of life according
> to your god.
Where did I ever make any such assertion? I wouldn't
be so arrogant as that! ;) My assertion was that SOME
form of morality is objectively the truth, not
neccesserily mine! You have failed to grasp the
objective morality postulate: if morality is objective
there is a difference between KNOWLEDGE ABOUT morality
and MORALITY ITSELF. I do not regard my knowledge
about morality as being likely to be any more accurate
than anyone else.
Your other points establish nothing. I could use the
same arguments to try to disprove the objective truth
of any branch of knowledge at all. For instance
someone could argue: 'We were entirely constructed by
a random, evolutionary proccess, our beliefs come from
our upbringing etc therefore we can't know anything
objective about mathematics: maths is all opinion.'
Of course that would be a non sequitor, just as your
arguments against objective morality are.
"Live Free or Die, Death is not the Worst of Evils."
- Gen. John Stark
"The Universe...or nothing!"
Please visit my web-sites.
Science-Fiction and Fantasy: http://www.prometheuscrack.com
Science, A.I, Maths : http://www.riemannai.org
http://personals.yahoo.com.au - Yahoo! Personals
New people, new possibilities. FREE for a limited time.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Jul 17 2013 - 04:00:47 MDT