[FoRK] interesting electoral concept

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 08:52:54 PDT 2011


Adding media literacy and critical thinking courses to middle-school
curricula would be a "thing that is good" in society.

Geege

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>wrote:

> I'm generally against moral relatism too.  I don't believe in a Kantian
> world where there are moral systems beyond good and evil.  Again, that's how
> you end up with a totalitarian democracy where individuals are cattle only
> valued for their contribution to the collective good.
>
> There's things in society that are good and things that are evil.
>
> Greg
>
>
> On 8/30/2011 7:50 AM, Jebadiah Moore wrote:
>
>> For clarity, I generally am too (hence, "if you could somehow make that
>> not
>> backfire or fail"), though I wouldn't use the "rights" concept to argue
>> against it.  Rather, I'd say that a society needs to be tolerant of things
>> happening that they consider bad but which others consider good--things
>> like
>> speech against their causes, for instance
>>
>
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