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Old 03-30-2010, 06:00 PM
 
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If everyone you talk to seems to have the same problem, maybe you should look at the common participant in all of those failed conversations.
...and if you're so brilliant, why not go back to page one, read my question, and provide an answer.
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Old 03-30-2010, 06:37 PM
 
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Is it right or is it wrong to murder millions of people?
Neither.
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Old 03-30-2010, 06:52 PM
 
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...and if you're so brilliant, why not go back to page one, read my question, and provide an answer.
You seem to enjoy making demands... It must be an ego thing.
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:08 PM
 
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Neither.
It is a childish question.
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:47 PM
 
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Can you back up your blustering blather?
Is it right or is it wrong to murder millions of people?
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Neither.
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It is a childish question.
Living accidents and believers in accidents cannot answer because the answer would have to be "No." Living accidents, whether millions or not, are irrelevant. Whether they live or die by any means whatsoever is irrelevant to morality . . . or any reasonable understanding of right or wrong. How can anything about a living accident with no reason to be . . . ever be right or wrong?
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:41 PM
 
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It is a childish question.
She's asking the question demanding a binary answer in which one does not exist: a real false dichotomy.
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:53 PM
 
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If so, lead on! Please do "demonstrate" that there is no absolute morality.
Easy. Is it morally right to kill one million people?

Is it morally right to kill one million starving children?

Is it morally right to kill one million pedophillic serial killers from Uzbekistan whom are at war with every super power nation?

Allow me to add the following.
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/20....full.pdf+html
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Old 03-31-2010, 06:25 AM
 
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...and if you're so brilliant, why not go back to page one, read my question, and provide an answer.
Why so defensive? I guess the truth hurts.
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Old 03-31-2010, 06:27 AM
 
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Living accidents and believers in accidents cannot answer because the answer would have to be "No." Living accidents, whether millions or not, are irrelevant. Whether they live or die by any means whatsoever is irrelevant to morality . . . or any reasonable understanding of right or wrong. How can anything about a living accident with no reason to be . . . ever be right or wrong?
If you haven't done any research into non-theistic ideas about morality, perhaps this isn't the best thread to jump in to unprepared.
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:40 AM
 
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Konraden

"Please do "demonstrate" that there is no absolute morality."

For a morality to be absolute, it must also be unambiguous.

Is the immutable law

Thou shalt not kill or Thou shalt not murder?
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