View Poll Results: What is morality/

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  • a false concept

    5 7.04%
  • the laws of a particular society

    20 28.17%
  • the laws of God

    10 14.08%
  • the laws of nature

    9 12.68%
  • other

    27 38.03%
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Thread: morality

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    morality

    Does it exist? If so, what is it?
    If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.

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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    Does it exist? If so, what is it?
    It exists in the human mind. We made it up.

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    Re: morality

    Not only does it exist, it is relatively easy to determine and even easier to apply it - to yourself.

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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    Does it exist? If so, what is it?
    The laws of God and the laws of nature are the same thing.

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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    Does it exist? If so, what is it?
    Morality exists. It is based on societal norms. Different cultures? Different morals. Half of our problems as a country come from our trying to impose our cultural morality on others.
    The devil whispered in my ear, "You cannot withstand the storm." I whispered back, "I am ​the storm."

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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Incognito View Post
    The laws of God and the laws of nature are the same thing.
    Which God?

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    Re: morality

    It exists, but as a necessary concept for the good of society as a whole. If we each lived in isolation from each other, morals would not come into question, but then otoh, if we lived in isolation from each other, we could not commit acts which qualify as immoral, as a general rule.
    "God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    Does it exist? If so, what is it?
    It's more of a societal concept. We all agree as a society that murder and theft and what-not is wrong.

    As for my own personal moral code, I will not violate someone else's rights without good reason (ie: defense, reciprocation, etc.)

    Generally speaking, my beliefs are that without a clear victim, there can be no crime.

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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Morality exists. It is based on societal norms. Different cultures? Different morals. Half of our problems as a country come from our trying to impose our cultural morality on others.
    Morality or mores?
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: morality

    Quote Originally Posted by captainawesome View Post
    Which God?
    There is only one God.

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