Note: This is a long post. As with any post like this, I will initially just present the point of view without any criticism to it. But I think it’s a topic that is of potential interest in a backhanded sort of way.
In my previous posts on “what is morality?” I went over the many difficulties of trying to define morality. We found that we do not view morality as:
- Subjective or a personal preference
- Purely utilitarian
- Solely about happiness, well-being, or non-suffering
- A personal construct, nor a societal one
My final conclusion was that morality was something that had to be accepted on faith. Continue reading