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Tag: Moral Relativism
  • Libertarians, Moral Relativism, and Cultural Conservatism

    Defending a man’s unalienable right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” is clearly endorsing some sort of moral objectivity. This runs contra to the notion that there are no “good” and “bad” morals but  only “different,” morals that vary from person to person and culture to culture. Thus, contrary to conventional wisdom, it is not the left but …

  • Hey Liberals — The Obama Administration has, is, and will continue to torture

    Those statists and “peacenik” celebrities who claim to oppose torture “on principle,” yet sanction the Obama warfare state, are deeply naive. It’s either ethical to blow children’s legs off for some “greater good,” or it is absolutely morally unacceptable. While I consider the views of a philosophical consequentialist like Henry Kissinger deplorable, he at least has some intellectual credibility that the …