Re: Science and Ideals.
- On 2 Sep 2008, at 02:18, Dan M wrote:
> My personal favorite version is "love your neighbor as you loveOr it could be a social contract.
> because this balances the importance of neighbor and oneself. I
> know people
> who are so self-sacrificing that they neglect themselves. How best
> to do
> this can be the subject of tremendous debate, since we do not have
> information to know outcomes. But, that's not my central point
> here. My
> central point is that the Golden Rule is an axiom; inherently
> The only way to prove it is as a theorem from another axiom that's not
> provable: e.g. because we are all made in the image and likeness of
> God we
> must love one's neighbor as oneself.
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- John Garcia wrote:
> On a different tack, some of us who are of a particular age, will rememberI'll say Bush is worse since he is completely incompetent. But I can
> another controversial President associated
> with an unpopular war, floundering economy, etc. So, what do you all think?
> Nixon vs Bush (the son). Which was worse
understand the view that incompetent evil is better.
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