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|Subject: Re: Cardinal Carlo Martini||Date: 10/1/2012 12:55 PM|
|Author: 1poorguy||Number: 183061 of 197370|
Natural Law is a universal moral standard deduced from the order of the universe that does not depend upon either your opinion or mine.
As you are told every time you say this, repeating this falsehood does not suddenly make it true. It's false. (Not that YOU are lying...I'm willing to grant that you are simply in error.)
That's like saying that the Pythagorean Theorem is subjective because humans are subjective or like saying that the Law of Gravity is subjective because humans are subjective. Such a statement is obviously fallacious.
No, it's nothing like the Pythagorean Theorem. So, yes, your statement is obviously fallacious.
Or it may be proof that somebody is dwelling in utter ignorance of absolute truth.
You're getting closer if you realize that person is YOU. Starting with the notion that there is "absolute truth". Go to any philosophy department in any state university and see how far you get with that idea.
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