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Subject:  Re: Cardinal Carlo Martini Date:  10/1/2012  3:55 PM
Author:  AngelMay Number:  183087 of 198993

Or let's try it a different way:

Name one universal moral. It has to be something that is always true under all circumstances. (I can think of a few that *I* think qualify. But there will be people who disagree even with those.)

The problem is that it doesn't matter how universally true you think it is. There will be others who are equally convinced that you're wrong. And you don't have any authority to say yours is the right way and theirs is the wrong way. None. "Because my god says your god is wrong" is pointless. They'll say the same thing, but in reverse.

Doesn't matter what others think.
Doesn't matter what I think.
SandyLeeLee can explain this - I can't.
But there is a universal morality that has nothing to do with religion.
I believe she gave the example of torture as a universal moral wrong.

I'm not philosophically equipped to argue the point, but she is.
And she will clean your clock on the subject. I guarantee it. :)

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