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|Subject: Re: Cardinal Carlo Martini||Date: 10/2/2012 9:56 PM|
|Author: benjd25||Number: 183169 of 196092|
Unfortunately, from a theist's perspective I'm afraid the "Yes, the authority figure defines morality" view is going to destroy your point.
I hope not. Because my point isn't that any particular view of meta-ethics (the root foundation for morality) is better than another. It's that all meta-ethical foundations are (in my opinion) pretty much equally unsatisfying or unsettling - mine included.
Like so many others, it's a conversation we've had before. I thought we had kind of established that theistic morality wasn't on a better footing than atheistic morality in the first post below (3 and a half years ago) but I guess not. :)
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Later on there was this pair:
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