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Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:53
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Posted By Richard46
How could it be anything else but opinion? If...

How could it be anything else but opinion?

If enough people agree it starts to look like an absolute moral value. That is it.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 06:25
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Views: 2,986
Posted By Richard46
Don't worry there will be another thread along...

Don't worry there will be another thread along soon knocking atheists for not celebrating Christmas/Easter and undermining the countries Christian heritage.

That is definitely my last word on this :D
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:25
Replies: 62
Views: 1,838
Posted By Richard46
You mean a bromance?

You mean a bromance?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:22
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Posted By Richard46
I don't think I would claim objectivity. I think...

I don't think I would claim objectivity. I think my personal appraisal of what is good; or moral; or more humane etc is a better one than those who go for stoning adulterers and homosexuals etc.

If...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:26
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Posted By Richard46
The peace that comes from living a blameless life...

The peace that comes from living a blameless life is more than enough.

I speak from experience.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:11
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Posted By Richard46
That all sounds fairly obvious.

That all sounds fairly obvious.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:08
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Posted By Richard46
I did not say I don't use a personal valuation. I...

I did not say I don't use a personal valuation.
I base my moral stance on a personal valuation, informed by education and observation, the law etc.

If my personal valuation comes up with the answer...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:00
Replies: 115
Views: 2,986
Posted By Richard46
I am surprised anyone could get worked up enough...

I am surprised anyone could get worked up enough about this petty issue to actually start a thread about it. It hardly warrants a passing conversation. Even more surprised some people have joined...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:06
Replies: 557
Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
Some thinking they are doing good; when they...

Some thinking they are doing good; when they cause harm; was the point I was making.

For the purposes of the point being debated* the reason is not particularly relevant. Religion is just an...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:11
Replies: 153
Views: 5,459
Posted By Richard46
I don't think it makes you sound racist. You may...

I don't think it makes you sound racist. You may make instant assumptions about people on an equal opportunities basis.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:24
Replies: 153
Views: 5,459
Posted By Richard46
It is quite possible to live in London all your...

It is quite possible to live in London all your life and not get into the habit of making superficial judgements about people. In fact living in a diverse city can help one to avoid making...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:15
Replies: 557
Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
My worry there is that makes a lot of mass...

My worry there is that makes a lot of mass murderers moral beings. e.g. Some religious suicide bombers think they are doing good; preventing harm whatever.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:12
Replies: 557
Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
Hi droogie; see my post above; does that help...

Hi droogie; see my post above; does that help explain why we appear to hold moral absolutes that we did not devise i.e. these things are extensions of basic instincts that where never consciously...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:05
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Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
I fear even that does not make sense to me....

I fear even that does not make sense to me. Nearest I can get is that I do think some of the same basic instincts that where present in humans throughout time are present in us. These would among...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 18:55
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Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
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Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 18:28
Replies: 44
Views: 2,077
Posted By Richard46
Is it something in the dolls eyes that scars you...

Is it something in the dolls eyes that scars you Sky Guy?
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 17:11
Replies: 108
Views: 2,705
Posted By Richard46
Those rules do apply to anyone. Anyone who has a...

Those rules do apply to anyone. Anyone who has a valid reason under the rules for concealment is eligable. Quite different from exempting whole groups of people because of what they happen to believe.
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 17:06
Replies: 44
Views: 2,077
Posted By Richard46
Jayne Harris is quite scary. :D

Jayne Harris is quite scary. :D
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 16:59
Replies: 56
Views: 1,768
Posted By Richard46
:D Darwin rules.

:D Darwin rules.
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 16:45
Replies: 108
Views: 2,705
Posted By Richard46
All those exemptions can be given to anyone...

All those exemptions can be given to anyone regardless of religion or belief. They are not relevant to the issue here.
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 16:42
Replies: 557
Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
archy can we assume that you are a...

archy can we assume that you are a pacifist?

Actually I think I might agree that somethings are absolutely (adverb) immoral. It is moral absolutes (noun) that I do not accept.

Absolute = a value...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 13:04
Replies: 557
Views: 12,614
Posted By Richard46
I would call it a moral imperative. I would call...

I would call it a moral imperative. I would call it something that should be enforced globally even on people who don't think slavery is wrong. I would call it a human right not to be enslaved and...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 11:32
Replies: 108
Views: 2,705
Posted By Richard46
What happens when the witness is asked if they...

What happens when the witness is asked if they can see x person in court. :D
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 11:22
Replies: 108
Views: 2,705
Posted By Richard46
So lets allow everyone to cover their faces in...

So lets allow everyone to cover their faces in court. If it presents no problems in the case of Muslim women it presents no problem at all.
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2015, 11:02
Replies: 108
Views: 2,705
Posted By Richard46
http://islamqa.info/en/2198 Interesting. Case of...

http://islamqa.info/en/2198
Interesting. Case of non-Muslims deciding what offends Muslims perhaps.
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