[ExI] Social justice and transhumanist

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 12:03:26 UTC 2012


I don't really believe in "moral duties," but more equality would
certainly make a nicer world. I don't want an egalitarian world, but I
want a _more_ egalitarian world instead of the current insane gaps.

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

> Third: If you want to argue for social justice, do it because there is
> something good about the justice itself. Arguing that it could be an
> instrumental tool for getting other things means that if we find a better
> tool we will just abandon justice. Arguing that we have a moral duty, that
> equality makes a nicer world, or that it somehow follows from transhumanist
> principles - that is a much stronger line of argument if you want to change
> transhumanism.
>
>
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> Anders Sandberg,
> Future of Humanity Institute
> Philosophy Faculty of Oxford University
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