At 05:16 PM 10/10/99 -0400, Robert Owen wrote:
>I would agree, Kathryn, that specific concepts of positive and negative moral
>values are artifacts of human social organization (c.f. the debates between
>Rousseau and Voltaire) <snip for sake of bandwidth>
Agreed. The evolution/creationism debate highlights these tendencies, because the scientific model witholds such judgements and the religious model depends upon them for its very existence.