Author Topic: Let's rename objective morality  (Read 5852 times)

Re: Let's rename objective morality
« Reply #75 on: June 20, 2017, 06:27:01 PM »
Then what was the 'before' life?
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Re: Let's rename objective morality
« Reply #76 on: June 20, 2017, 11:02:19 PM »
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Then what was the 'before' life?

That is an interesting question almost no one asks ... but in imagination/myth, every soul goes before G-d before it is incarnated, to volunteer to leave Heaven.  And the fold beneath your nose is where an angel touches you, so that you forget the eternity of your "before" life.

People assume ... X ... and never question it.  So many assumptions, so much ignorance.  Another model is ... we are the fallen angels of Lucifer.
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Re: Let's rename objective morality
« Reply #77 on: June 21, 2017, 03:50:34 PM »
Another model is...all that mythology is bullshit.
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Re: Let's rename objective morality
« Reply #78 on: June 21, 2017, 07:33:28 PM »
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Another model is...all that mythology is bullshit.

All culture, including all language ... is bullshit (it comes from apes).  So what is your excuse?  You have better crap?  Hmmm.
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Re: Let's rename objective morality
« Reply #79 on: June 21, 2017, 07:36:07 PM »
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Then what was the 'before' life?

Here is what I was looking for ...

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If to be conscious is to be a zombie, and if the zombies are the un-dead .... then since you and I are conscious, we must both be zombies aka dead.  It is mere prejudice that you consider yourself a life form, rather than a death form.  It is unexamined in philosophical zombie land, if pre-life has any meaning.
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Re: Let's rename objective morality
« Reply #80 on: June 23, 2017, 04:36:16 AM »
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Another model is...all that mythology is bullshit.

Well, of course all the mythology is bullshit.  There was no Odin, Zeus, Jupiter, Amun, Ra, Shiva, etc.  All were developed through superstition and fear.  But hundreds of generations lived thinking they were real and ruining their lives because of them. 

We had the bronze and iron ages, the industrial age, and I hope the future brings us the age of non-superstition.  I think that would be the greatest advance of all.
Atheist born, atheist bred.  And when I die, atheist dead!

 

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