From: Phil Goetz (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Jan 30 2005 - 23:39:34 MST
--- Patrick Crenshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Did I understand your words correctly?
> > - Jef
> Almost. What I meant was that what people consider
> right or wrong can
> be given by a value function. People think that
> something is the best
> thing to do when it maximizes their pet value
> function. For a given
> moral system that is consistent, I can give you a
> value function.
> Then I started blathering on about the properties
> that a physically
> realizable value function would have. What I was
> trying to say was
> that there is a class of value functions that are
> objective, and that
> the "correct" morality would use a value function in
> this class.
Um. What Jef said.
Aren't you conflating moral value with numeric value?
You think there is a class of objective moral value
functions? Can you give an example?
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