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Re: Carrying Firearms

If no one has guns, no one ends up shot... Mutual assured destruction is not feasible here. If other people have guns, then that doesn't mean you should too, it means they shouldn't. In America, the right to arms used to be a practical privelege, but nowadays, there's just no reason for the average...
by Wootz
on Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Ethics
Topic: Carrying Firearms
Comments: 66
Views: 42209

Re: Ethics at all?

I like this analysis. You do a good job of putting things into perspective with reasonable terms. But my question is do you believe that ethics are moral guidelines that people should follow, or personal inhibitions? I've never really considered this, as strange as that might sound. I mean I've alw...
by Wootz
on Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:19 pm
 
Forum: Ethics
Topic: Ethics at all?
Comments: 12
Views: 12856

Re: Ethics at all?

I agree that there are certainly differing views on what is right and what is wrong. This is also known on a global scale as Cultural Relativism. Right and Wrong are relative to culture, time, geographic location, etc. This viewpoint belongs more to Anthropology than Philosophy. Cultural Relativism...
by Wootz
on Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Ethics
Topic: Ethics at all?
Comments: 12
Views: 12856

Ethics at all?

What are ethics? For the longest time I've been trying to find a logical definition to right and wrong, but the only things that come close are favorable and productive, and the antithesis of either. I honestly don't think there is any right and wrong, just what people like and dislike. Take this si...
by Wootz
on Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Ethics
Topic: Ethics at all?
Comments: 12
Views: 12856

Re: Introduce Yourself  Topic is solved

Ello, Am Doctor Woot. Just Re-joined this site after a few years of being inactive, takin up hacking again. Helps keep that Zen state of mind (-.-)
by Wootz
on Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:04 pm
 
Forum: NZone
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Comments: 1648
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