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|Subject: Re: Cardinal Carlo Martini||Date: 10/1/2012 1:18 PM|
|Author: bdhinton||Number: 183067 of 198322|
Gravity and Pythagorean Theorem apply to me whether I believe in them or not. Morality, in order to be universal, has to be MY morality also. And it isn't. Therefore it isn't universal.
Jumping in the middle here ... you are not being consistent. You say gravity is universal because it applies to you whether or not you believe it does. Good so far.
Then you equivocate and say that there is no universal morality because you don't believe it exists.
But if there is such a things as universal morality that applies to everyone (in the sense that everyone is accountable to it), it doesn't matter if you believe it or hold the same tenets as it has. What matters is if it *applies* to you.
What am I missing?
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