[bigbangtango] Re: [Paleopsych] Morality
tramont at iinet.net.au
Fri Mar 25 12:23:47 UTC 2005
Hmmmm. Not too sure I have any "references" so much as my own perspective
in semiotics (refer my website below). Also, Buddhism seems to infer
something of an appreciation for the plight of all living things, as do
some other traditions in mysticism.
At 11:36 AM 3/25/05, G. Reinhart-Waller wrote:
>I prefer: "Morality and religion go hand in hand." The other kind of
>morality you speak of is something that our world needs to learn more
>about. Any references?
>Stephen Springette wrote:
>>Gerry, you can also throw my quote into the mix:
>>Morality that feels compassion for every being for which life is a struggle
>>is a very different kind of morality to the utilitarian morality grounded
>>in the greatest happiness principle, or the morality of evangelists imposed
>>by decree by an unforgiving deity.
>>At 10:07 AM 3/25/05, G. Reinhart-Waller wrote:
>> >Quote from Nietzsche:
>> >"Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose".
>> >Quote from me"
>> >"Religion is a basic form of morality".
>> >Best wishes,
>> >Gerry Reinhart-Waller
>There can be no complexity without simplicity:
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