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by Wizzbang53
Apr 19, 2007 7:08 am
Forum: Science, Philosophy, Religion
Topic: My Power Thought Quotes
Replies: 65
Views: 37426

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

--H.G. Wells

All men have the right to dig their own graves, and I have the right to sell them the shovels.

Never believe you have plumbed the depths of any place... or of any human.

If you don't care where you are, then you aren't lost.
by Wizzbang53
Apr 13, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Animal Rights Forum
Topic: Moral obligation to animals that don't even understand them
Replies: 3
Views: 3116

There are many human beings who do not have the ability to understand moral concepts. Examples are infants, the severely mentally retarded, and elderly people who's minds have deteriorated. Nevertheless, we believe that we have an obligation to act morally towards these individuals, even though they...
by Wizzbang53
Apr 11, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Science, Philosophy, Religion
Topic: My Power Thought Quotes
Replies: 65
Views: 37426

I'm not sure exactly what a 'power thought' quote is, but it seems people periodically add stuff here so I figure I'll put in my input with some quotes that I like. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. --Albert Einstein Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for tri...
by Wizzbang53
Dec 22, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: Science, Philosophy, Religion
Topic: crimes and misdemeanors
Replies: 0
Views: 2541

crimes and misdemeanors

Sander lee: "...Allen's investigation of the moral decline of society had been limited to acts which, while clearly immoral, were rarely illegal. In Crimes and Misdemeanors....the main character, Judah Rosenthal, comes to 'see' that in a world devoid of divine presence, all acts are permissible...

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