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Objective morality

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40 minutes ago, Bonky said:

I don't need that, I'd rather refer to reality.  It would be morality proper/right to lie to a Nazi to protect Jews rather than turn them in correct?

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Proverbs 9:10The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.

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On 6/21/2017 at 6:46 AM, Bonky said:

I wanted to respond to this a while back and didn't get around to it.  So I thought I'd take the time now [I'm on vacation ;)].

What is impossible about objective morality?  When we discuss morality what are we talking about?  

Since none of us are "the center of the universe", it thus stands to reason that we cannot have our own perspective as "objective". All of us vary in one way or another, are colored by where we live, how we were raised, our personal circumstances, etc. With that said, each human being has a "subjective" viewpoint that is dependent upon where they are (as well as when they are, chronologically speaking).  It takes the perspective of one who is the center of all things and upon whom the universe is based which to base morality.

To put it another way: say for the sake of argument you have no qualms about killing someone for fun. Another person however does; which of you would be correct in that situation? Without a standard, objective moral guideline not drawn from ourselves, morality becomes a matter of mere personal preference rather than a standard of right and wrong.

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5 hours ago, Sojourner414 said:

Since none of us are "the center of the universe", it thus stands to reason that we cannot have our own perspective as "objective". All of us vary in one way or another, are colored by where we live, how we were raised, our personal circumstances, etc. With that said, each human being has a "subjective" viewpoint that is dependent upon where they are (as well as when they are, chronologically speaking).  It takes the perspective of one who is the center of all things and upon whom the universe is based which to base morality.

To put it another way: say for the sake of argument you have no qualms about killing someone for fun. Another person however does; which of you would be correct in that situation? Without a standard, objective moral guideline not drawn from ourselves, morality becomes a matter of mere personal preference rather than a standard of right and wrong.

A standard of right and wrong with regard to what?  

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On 1/4/2017 at 2:54 AM, woundeddog said:

forget CS LEWIS-- a biblical response would be- Mankind has always know-- even though many outwardly deny it- that man is created in Gods image-- hence it is hardwired into our souls to watch out for each other--- unfortunately- we succumb to sin and favor ourselves first-- inside we know "love thy neighbor as thyself"- but we deny that to serve our sinful self

Have you ever read C S Lewis?  

I pray anyone reading this consider, "Mere Christianity". 

 

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2 hours ago, PageofGrace said:

Have you ever read C S Lewis?

why bother-- we have scripture

 

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If you ask me, all morality is subjective.
But consequences of actions definetly are not.

That's why not every ethical system is the same.

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