Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Moral Philosophy Lessons from Modernity

1. Ideas have consequences.

2. Worldviews matter.

3. Right and wrong are not adjustable in accord with clock and calendar.

4. There is no virtue in celebrating vice.

5. Just as there are no victimless crimes, there are no victimless sins.

6. Principled opposition to the reigning shibboleths is not hate or fear.

7. Advocacy is not tolerance.

8. Insults are not arguments.

9. Secularism is not neutral.

10. Scientism is not scientific.

11. Pragmatism is not pragmatic.

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