All Knowing Magic Cat
- Dec 17, 2001
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- Moving on the whim of the military
But this doesn't make it right. I simply used this because it is something most societies agree on.But there have been, and still are, cultures where it is allowed to kill a baby, in certain circumstances.
I don't think they come from humans themselves. I have heard arguements from them coming from nature. I personally believe they come from god. . .Ethics come from humans themselves, they are not made by nature, and thus they end when humanity ends, or when people don't agree with them
and that comes back to can an atheist believe in absolute truth? As far as what you're saying, I'd say you are saying he can't and still be logical.
Then are we incapable of judging anything?I myself don't agree or disagree with this, as who am I to judge them , I don't know their circumstances
Why then, in our culture, do we have the right to punish murders? If we value the freedom of the individual, and if as you say morals are relative, this person may simply not believe that murder is wrong, and therefore by punishing him for it we are forcing our morality upon him. . .aren't we?
Why then do we punish? Is it therefore wrong to punish?