[extropy-chat] Moral Relativism

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed May 11 10:01:33 UTC 2005

On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 06:29:55PM +1200, Marc Geddes wrote:
> giorgio chiede:
> > how can we define morality? 
> ---------------------------------
> Morality = Eudaimonia x Volition
> Eudaimonia = Health  x Happiness
> Volition   = Harmony x Growth
> ---------------------------------
> Substituting for full utility function yields:
> Morality = (Health x Happiness) x (Harmony x Growth)

What is the SI unit for harmony?

Which measurement process do you use?

Does melanoma count for growth? Why not?

Which operation is 'x', and why isn't it commutative?

To everybody: please stop posting about morality until you've worked out a
morality calculus worth peer review. Thanks.

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