Re[2]: ETHICS: value-sets and value-systems

Guru George (
Thu, 23 Oct 1997 01:52:31 +0100

On Wed, 22 Oct 1997 11:33:19 +0200
Felix Ungman <> wrote:

>Mitchell Porter:
>>But to get the most out of it, one should probably first
>>figure out, as completely as possible, one's "value set" -
>>the "primary values", the things that are ends in themselves.
>The only thing an end in itself, is *life*. The problem
>with choosing a value set becomes measuring *life*.
>Now, you could say this is intrinsic, as *life* is uniquely
>determined by *life form*. Here the term *life form*
>includes both biological body, neurological circuit,
>and memetic content like life style and culture.
>So: Choosing your life form is a matter of *taste*,
>the morality will follow.
You can't choose your biological body/neurological circuit - yet!

Guru George