[extropy-chat] In defense of moral relativism

Brian Lee brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 29 18:56:43 UTC 2005

>From: Giu1i0 Pri5c0 <pgptag at gmail.com>
>To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: [extropy-chat] In defense of moral relativism
>Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 10:42:01 +0200
>I don't see what point you are making. Assuming you are referring to
>the last paragraph quoted as a non-sequitur, let me rephrase it:
>History shows that the convinction of being the sole depository of the
>Truth *always* leads to mass murder. For me, this is a good enough
>reason to keep as far from the Truth as I can.

This is inaccurate. Conviction of knowledge of Truth does not *always* lead 
to mass murder. Making overly broad, indefensible statements like this 
weakens the rest of your argument.

Additionally, in relation to mathematics and some sciences, objective Truth 


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