Philip Coates Posted March 13, 2011 Share Posted March 13, 2011 Subject: KPSS (Keep Philosophy Simple, Stupid)> We don't need morality to tell us that choosing life is good and choosing death is evil. The purpose of morality is to evaluate the consistency of our actions with that prior choice--a choice which can be evaluated as good or evil, not moral or immoral.I think that's very well-put, Ted. I said the same thing to Dennis on this thread on Feb. 18, but you've stated it more simply and economically.Huge waste of time for Dennis (and David Kelley?) and others to view this as a "problem" in Objectivism and to write huge scholarly articles on it with footnotes or references to other thinkers. It's 'enabling' bad academicism in the realm of ideas, when things should be stated at no greater length than the subject objectively merits. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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