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..There's a little Samuel Pepys in all of us..

Friday, February 18, 2011

Another one of those dinner table debates touched on Kant's reasoning of an 'absolute imperative'.. a moral code that each will come to hold as their own, and who herd with those of like mind..
It was proposed that there be no 'absolutes', and thus left Kant's argument hanging..
Now when it comes to morality, one has to take into account the tribe mentality that drives the individual towards a community which hold similar values, and the history each individual chooses to be relevant.. Such can be easily seen from the US to the Middle East..
If there were to be a common ground that all accepted as moral, internecine disagreements would shrink to something the old men mull over as they debate the intricacies of their own peculiar views..
If there were..
More later..

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