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Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: BranShea] #210584
04/23/13 12:41 AM
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Morals are but an aspect of the mechanics of evolution.

I think it comes from our hunting, gathering, cave dwelling past.


Could you-all clarify your statements a little further for me, please; specifically, are you saying that morality is different from right-vs.-wrong, and if so, how?

Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #210585
04/23/13 02:02 AM
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The Roman Archbishop of Manila was named Jaime Sin.

Last edited by LukeJavan8; 04/23/13 02:03 AM.

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Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: LukeJavan8] #210594
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
The Roman Archbishop of Manila was named Jaime Sin.


So that capital is fine, too.


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Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #210597
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Beats me! Just adding my pittance for what it is worth.


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Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #210602
04/23/13 05:10 PM
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Now BS, you know very well that the rules of Capitalization grade into convention. You can if you like de-capitalize the word "earth" but when you come down to earth you'll still find "Earth" capitalized by the coterie.

But my capitaling was just for kicks. smile

Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: Jackie] #210613
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Originally Posted By: Jackie
Morals are but an aspect of the mechanics of evolution.

I think it comes from our hunting, gathering, cave dwelling past.

Could you-all clarify your statements a little further for me, please; specifically, are you saying that morality is different from right-vs.-wrong, and if so, how?

Yes Jackie, morality is different from right and wrong but at the same time they are the same. Both concepts are cultural devises invented to abet the continuance of the breeding group.
"Right and wrong" are the parameters of acceptable behavior and "morality" encompasses a subservience to the Cultural norm.

Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: Jackie] #210617
04/24/13 10:13 AM
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Could you-all clarify your statements a little further for me, please; specifically, are you saying that morality is different from right-vs.-wrong, and if so, how?

Morals is about right-vs-wrong. Only the right-vs-wrong can differ from culture to culture. I was told by a Congolese friend that in the tribe where Mobutu came from, stealing without being caught was a highly esteemed virtue.

Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: Jackie] #210618
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Note also that the God who some claim gave us morality told us to commit genocide just a few chapters after telling us not to kill.

Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: jenny jenny] #210621
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny

But my capitaling was just for kicks. smile


And we all know who's wearing the boot...


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Re: bootstrapping quidditas ipsa [Re: BranShea] #210627
04/25/13 02:50 AM
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in the tribe where Mobutu came from, stealing without being caught was a highly esteemed virtue. Whoa!

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