Page 1 of 1 [ 2 posts ] 

RushKing
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 16 Oct 2010
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,324
Location: Minnesota, United States

ToughDiamond
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 15 Sep 2008
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Posts: 8,282

05 Jul 2021, 7:17 pm

I didn't see it all (too many distractions), but from what I did see it seems to presume that everybody wants to lay claim to being ethical. Me, I have a streak of amoralism, and I don't particularly profess to be a good person, though I expect if I were tested for it I'd come out as being relatively harmless. I wouldn't want to be found perfect, that would entail far too many sacrifices of my own selfish desires.

There were also many attempts to question the logical coherence of people's ethical standards, while I don't particularly expect my behaviour to make perfect sense or to be particularly consistent. I think utilitarianism has its limits - morality seems more of an emotional thing to me, and emotions don't always make sense.

I don't eat meat, but I'm not veganic. I probably would be if it were more convenient. I think it would be more ethical, but for some reason I don't yet want to go that far.