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Re: [ontolog-forum] {Disarmed} Reality and Truth

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 17:54:12 -0400
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Chris,    (01)

Ethics is ultimately based on aesthetics:    (02)

 > Yeah, yeah, but I'll bet we all agree that it's a bad idea,
 > e.g., to stick pins in babies just to here them scream.    (03)

Of course, because it is aesthetically intolerable.    (04)

 > If we go down the relativist sink hole you seem to be defending
 > we'll end up with no grounds for, say, fighting terrorism beyond
 > our own survival.    (05)

No.  God is watching all the alternatives.  And at the last judgment,
he punishes those with bad taste.  Blowing people up just to get
72 virgins is yucky.    (06)

John    (07)

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