Joined: Feb. 2006
|Quote (Thought Provoker @ Feb. 28 2010,14:49)|
|Since it looks like Joe G isn't providing entertaining BS, let me have a go at it.|
Something I have discussed in the past on Telic Thoughts and a subject I feel is pertinent to understanding ID proponents and, lately, conservatives like Glenn Beck. This is…
In my opinion many of these people engage in unethical activities via moral rationalization.
Combining morals and ethics allows for creating or bending facts if done for a good cause.
As always, definitions are important for meaningful discussions. First, how many people see a distinction between the terms “ethics” and “morals”? I see “ethics” as an internal code of conduct which focuses on honesty and keeping promises whereas “morals” is an externally imposed code of conduct.
To me, an ethical prostitutes and ethical thieves are not oxymorons.
The scientific term is "Lying for Jesus"
"Science is what got us to the humble place weâ€™re at, and what hard-won progress we might realize comes from science, with ID completely flaccid, religious apologetics bitching from the sidelines." - Eigenstate at UD