|Date:||Friday, September 20, 2002, 10:44|
--- Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...> wrote: > ---
Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...> wrote:
> > > > Well, I suspect I'm not entirely alone in
> > > > thinking that Gods and ethical duties both
> > > > belong to the immaterial.
> > >
> > >I don't see religion or gods (or
> > >Gods for those that prefer) are prerequisites for
> > >ethics.
> > I don't think that religion (in the usual sense)
> > a prerequisite for
> > ethics. I do however argue that consistent
> > materialism has to deny both.
> Why is this? I can see that it would most likely
> religion (at least religion in a spiritual sense,
> way a dictionary might define it). Not sure I'd
> that materialists are necessarily unethical, though.
i vacillate ( when i bother to think about it )between
radical materialism and radical idealism ( i'm a
monist but can't make up my mind which of the two
possible modes of stuff to take as primary )
but i would say i have a pretty strong sense of ethics
bnathyuw | landan | arR
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