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by creativesoul
Sat May 28, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: A brief nicety...
Replies: 46
Views: 10103

Re: A brief nicety...

Chaz: Okay. I queried you objection the the equation morality = a code of conduct, because I believe that morality can be nothing but a list of rules based on contingent and ad hoc historical and social circumstances. Because you "believe"...? I can show otherwise. The above is a textbook example o...
by creativesoul
Fri May 27, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: A brief nicety...
Replies: 46
Views: 10103

Re: A brief nicety...

creative: The SEP article on the 'definition' equates morality with a code of conduct. That is an all too common (mis)conception on my view. Chaz: Sorry - what is your objection? Codes of conduct are 'moral' belief, that is, belief about morality. It is a matter of logic that belief about X and X a...
by creativesoul
Fri May 27, 2011 7:33 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: A brief nicety...
Replies: 46
Views: 10103

Re: A brief nicety...

Chaz wrote: What do you mean by conventional morality. The SEP article on the 'definition' equates morality with a code of conduct. That is an all too common (mis)conception on my view. You can view that here . Do you believe it possible to have any universal, absolute and objective rules? Not "rul...
by creativesoul
Sat May 21, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What's stopping us from seeing the truth?
Replies: 2064
Views: 254499

Re: What's stopping us from seeing the truth?

To the question in the OP...

"THE" is what's stopping us.

:wink:
by creativesoul
Sat May 21, 2011 5:03 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: A brief nicety...
Replies: 46
Views: 10103

A brief nicety...

Influenced by Spinoza, Kant, Hume, Heidegger, Jung, Ayers, Witt, Lao Tzu and too many others to list. Favorite topics are morality(which I hold an unconventional conception of), trust, truth, thought, and belief. No formal training to speak of. Not much else to say for the moment...