From: Matt Mahoney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 03 2009 - 12:09:54 MST
--- On Tue, 3/3/09, Johnicholas Hines <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Matt Mahoney
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > What you should feel has nothing to do with what you
> actually will feel.
> Consider these scenario:
> 1. After careful discussion, some naked apes decide that specific
> other naked apes should not be considered as ethical equals. Slavery
> insues, and most of the oppressors feel comfortable about it.
> 2. After careful discussion, some naked apes decide that specific
> other naked apes, currently enslaved, should be considered as ethical
> equals. They join the fight against slavery, and experience repugnance
> and disgust when confronted with slavers.
> Is this a counterexample to your claim?
For example, feeling that slavery is wrong in a culture where slavery is accepted, or vice versa.
-- Matt Mahoney, email@example.com
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