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Subject:  Re: Cardinal Carlo Martini Date:  9/25/2012  10:40 AM
Author:  Frydaze1 Number:  182854 of 196697

This misconception, unfortunately, is the biggest educational error facing modern society. If you study classical philosophy, you will discover Natural Law (http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/natural-law-ethics/ for overview) -- an absolute moral standard that does not depend upon the teaching of any religion.

You keep saying that, as if I'm suddenly going to agree with you.

First of all, I didn't mention religion. I mentioned humans. Even without religion, morality is subjective because humans are subjective.

Second, I don't agree with you that Natural Law is universal. Or even that it is correct.

The fact that we disagree is, in fact, proof that morality isn't universal. And also proof that it is subjective.


Frydaze1
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