[FoRK] interesting electoral concept
Gregory Alan Bolcer
greg at bolcer.org
Wed Aug 31 15:42:17 PDT 2011
So you are basically arguing there are no fundamental laws of physics?
No fundamental rules of logic? I don't buy that for a second.
On 8/31/2011 3:35 PM, Damien Morton wrote:
> Succeeded... for some value of success.
> Take a look at nature. Look at all the vast varieties of life that
> have evolved to occupy, collaboratively or competitively, the
> similarly vast variety of ecosystems at a vast variety of physical and
> temporal scales.
> Ok, yeah, sure, there are some principles which characterise the
> dynamics of how these systems come into being and change over time.
> You cant tell me there are any absolutes, however. You cant tell me
> that every time you (or we) look deeper or further, we (or you) aren't
> surprised by what we find.
> In the end, the term "moral relativism" is a misdirection - away from
> the true argument, which is that a single static source provides the
> absolutes. For some its the bible, for others das capital, for others
> yet, something else.
> If there is an absolute, it is diversity over homogeneity.
> So, I draw the analogy between moral systems and living systems,
> embracing the diversity found in both.
> You wont find me chanting X legs good, Y legs bad.
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