RE: Vegetarianism and Ethics

Roderick A. Carder-Russell (
Mon, 16 Dec 1996 09:54:04 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, David Musick wrote:

> Hold on just a second here... That's not my quote. I never wrote "How about
> feelings? Logic is not the only thing that drives us." That quote was from
> Max M. Rasmussen, which he wrote in response to my query about whether it is
> possible to develop a system of rational ethics. Just to set the record
> straight (although it should have been unnecessary if *someone* would have
> taken the time to read their e-mail carefully!), I don't make anything out to
> be mystical; in fact, I have strong feelings against doing so. I prefer to
> find logical reasons for everything and keep probing deeper, to understand how
> things really are. I currently believe that emotions are of the same basic
> nature that logic and rationality are; they are certain types of thinking.

My deepest apologies. I should have been more attentive. Please
subsitute your name for Max M. Sorry for the misunderstanding.
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Roderick A. Carder-Russell
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specializing in man-machine symbiosis

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