From: Matt Mahoney (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Feb 13 2009 - 20:10:24 MST
--- On Fri, 2/13/09, BillK <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You claimed that the 'best' ethics encouraged survival to such an
> extent that our ethics today are because only the 'best' survived.
> I replied 'Well then, why do we have so many different ethical systems
> around the world?'
For the same reason we have millions of species and not just one best species. Ethics is still evolving.
> Humans can choose their ethical systems. And a lot of that is
> tradition passed down through culture and history. Not because
> alternative ethics died out.
Your ethical beliefs were chosen by your ancestors. You don't have a choice.
-- Matt Mahoney, email@example.com
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