Re: Rights and Morality: The Primethic Decision

Raiford C. Dudley Jr. (
Fri, 3 Oct 1997 01:57:53 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 2 Oct 1997 wrote:

> In a message dated 97-10-01 15:39:40 EDT, you write:
> << > Actually, morality seems to favor species survival rather than
> > individual survival,
> I don't understand how you can use "rather" here, since you
> can't have one of these things without the other. If you're
> favoring one, then you're favoring the other. >>
> I just had a thought on this ...not fully formed but maybe someone else can
> do something with it...
> Could it be that ethics is individual while moral is group? (species, family,
> social or somethin?)
> Dawkins goes into some detail explaining how individual anti-survival actions
> can be pro-survival for the gene...only some of which I understand..
> Like I said..I'm still in a fog...
Here's another thought on ethics and morals. Maybe, both are
just words. Nothing more. Just words. Just words, used mostly
to manipulate people.

Hmmm...Just a thought?

Forever, we decide.

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