Re: Rights and Morality: The Primethic Decision

Kennita Watson (
Tue, 30 Sep 1997 23:27:47 -0700

>> In a message dated 97-09-28 12:47:03 EDT, you write:
>> << >Lots of things that are moral can be anti-survival. >>
>> This posses a question for DEFINITION of morallity is that which
>> tends toward promoting survival...Ethical/Moral=pro-survival.
I distinguish "moral" from "ethical". I see ethics as being pro-survival
(at least for the person holding them). Morals are handed down from a
"higher authority" and as such I tend to ignore or laugh at them.


Kennita Watson | The bond that links your true family is not one of blood,| but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do
| members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
| -- Richard Bach, _Illusions_