In part one I briefly introduced the idea that from Aristotelian logic and a few axioms we can derive a basic ethical framework, and the non-aggression principle. Now I'd like to continue on these ideas a bit.
Because the current set of well defined virtues is so short one can use derivation to outline the ideals of a virtuous society. Like The Republic this is a thought experiment.…Continue
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Theist apologists argue constantly that all morality comes from God. They say that an atheist cannot be moral or say that something is good because it is 'borrowing from their worldview'. I don't know who said it first but the one who seems to say it the most is Matt Slick.
I won't bother refuting his arguments, as they have already been destroyed most efficaciously by more competent thinkers.
Rather, what I would like to write a bit about is the idea that serving virtue is…Continue
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