A conjecture explaining moral philosophy and science’s miscommunications


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For over 2500 years, moral philosophers have focused on normative ideas about what people ought to do. Normative ideas are about whatever (if anything) is actually right or wrong, which may be independent of the values or cultural moral standards … Continue reading

The evidence for at least one moral universal


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The diversity, contradictions, and bizarreness of past and present enforced moral standards (cultural norms whose violators are commonly considered to deserve punishment, though sometimes only mild social disapproval) has commonly been considered obvious evidence that “There are no moral universals!”. … Continue reading