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Subject:  Re: Cardinal Carlo Martini Date:  10/1/2012  3:04 PM
Author:  benjd25 Number:  183084 of 196947

Would you say that having human DNA is universal to humans, but not to all possbile sentient beings?

Yes.



Then there are universals that only apply to humans. In this category are God's commands.

To re-phrase your statement, then:

If God exists, then there are moral obligations universal to all humans, in that HE obligates all humans to follow them.

Which could definitely be true for some understandings of 'moral obligations.' (I still wouldn't agree that a God's expectations for how I should behave would be moral by my understanding of moral - a topic we've hashed out before.)
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