Re: Dyson (Was: Paths to Uploading)

Randall Randall (
Sun, 10 Jan 1999 15:22:39 -0500

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, Alejandro Dubrovsky wrote:
>On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, Terry Donaghe wrote:

>> I'm not a philosopher and I have no grand justification of objectivism
>> other than the fact that your subjectivism can justify all of what
>> most of us consider evil in the world - genocide, murder, rape, child
>> abuse, etc etc.
>But even if it is most of you (us?) it is still not objective. I think it
>people). So according to objective morality, do these people not exist?
>are they explainable as noise in the data?

Objectivity does not imply universal agreement. Evolution is no less an objective fact because there are sizable populations who violently disagree that it is true. While I do not consider myself an objectivist, I do not believe that objectivity can be established by vote.

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