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America’s Schizophrenia Over “Moral” Business

airstart Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 4:20 AM
There must be an objective morality that is beyond human opinion or the whole concept of morality is meaningless. Unfortunately morality is driven by human culture and always degenerates to relativism.If a person rejects the existence of a moral law giver (God) who is transcendent and separate from His creation moral relativism prevails and Hitler's opinions are as valid as anyone else's. The true for you but not for me crowd should give this concept some thought.
Donjindra Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 10:17 AM
"There must be an objective morality that is beyond human opinion or the whole concept of morality is meaningless."

This shows a misunderstanding of language. There are no objective standards for concepts like beauty, ugly, nice, mean, tall, heavy, etc., either. Yet are they meaningless? No. How in your mind is morality any different?

"Unfortunately morality is driven by human culture and always degenerates to relativism."

Religion is driven by human culture and therefore is always relativistic. Yours is a distinction without a difference.
Jack2894 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 9:40 AM
Absolutely untrue. Its a convenient and comfortable position, but there does NOT need to be an objective morality in order for morality to have meaning.

American society’s schizophrenic attitudes about business could be the subject of a book. (Perhaps multiple volumes.) For example, in the months leading up to the 2012 presidential election, we heard constantly about the need to create jobs and bring down unemployment. And yet, media coverage and Hollywood depictions of business only reinforce the popular fiction that business owners are little more than greedy exploitative bloodsuckers (whose enterprises apparently exist for the sole purpose of being gouged for taxes to be spent by profligate lawmakers with no sense of their own fiscal responsibility).

Regrettably, this is typical. But our culture’s conflict about...