I saw this in New York and for a moment I couldn’t grasp the real meaning of the word Imagine watching the hype of the people laughing and scrambling to get a glimpse of the mural. 116 more words
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So, for a long time I’ve had a real problem with the arbitrariness and complete subjectivity of morality. It long felt to me that it was an idea people liked to brandish whenever they wanted to let their moral outrage be known (“how dare they!; this is morally reprehensible!”), and yet something they often hid behind when they wanted to excuse themselves (“well, morally, I don’t see what’s the problem”). 1,036 more words
The basic philosophical argument regarding the right and wrong of ethics has two intuitions.
The first intuition as accepted today, was influenced by Jeremy Bentham, in his 18th century book An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, then expounded and coined under the term ‘Utilitarianism’ by his successor John Stuart Mill. 1,077 more words
I think I want to go ‘courting’.
I’ve been seeking a partner, not merely a connection. I’m longing for someone who I want to spend time with, who I can laugh and play with; someone whose values align with those of service and truth; a woman who wants to love me unconditionally. 1,417 more words