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Old October 1st, 2015, 03:07 PM   #1
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What are moral principles anyway and when are they useful?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog...re-they-useful

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Old October 2nd, 2015, 02:15 PM   #2
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being moral means doing the right thing when it is not useful.
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Old October 3rd, 2015, 11:15 AM   #3
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Old October 4th, 2015, 05:01 AM   #4
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"Sometimes a person can be so full of what is right that they can't see what is good."
- Richard Nash, The Rainmaker, 1954
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Old October 4th, 2015, 05:54 AM   #5
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Love your neighbor and yourself equally.

Can anyone can name a problem that wouldn't yield to the application of this principle?
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...courts of law are governed by moral principles.
Consequences actually. It seems for most people, morals differ depending on which side of the fence they're on. In some instances morals and consequences run parallel, in others morals are subjective.
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Old October 4th, 2015, 10:09 AM   #7
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From the atricle:Consequences actually. It seems for most people, morals differ depending on which side of the fence they're on. In some instances morals and consequences run parallel, in others morals are subjective.
"But subjectivity is OB-jective."
Woody Allen, Love and Death, 1975
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https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog...re-they-useful

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I don't think he says much of anything.

Morality depends on if you believe that the voices in your head are real or not.
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Love your neighbor and yourself equally.

Can anyone can name a problem that wouldn't yield to the application of this principle?
What if your neighbor is a total asshole?
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Love your neighbor and yourself equally.

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What if her husband comes home early?
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