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Posted on 10/08/2012 12:19:55 PM PDT by Paladins Prayer
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Well, others of us have our own lists of humans that get on our nerves. It's time for our rights to be recognized too! /s
Maybe someone should perform a late-in-life, post-partum abortion on the judge.
I am quoting this because it's so important:
But we should expect nothing but the subordination of transcendent principles to emotion when people dont believe in transcendent principles. And many today dont because relativism has swept the West.
If people believe in Absolute Truth as Christendom did until relatively recently, when it just became a dom they will refer to it when making moral decisions. But when they cannot say, Here are these principles that exist apart from man, and transcend him, and thus we must govern our lives with them, what is left to refer to? What will be the yardstick if there is nothing above man?
To be precise, mans emotion.
Some will now object and say that reason should be preeminent, but this reflects a misunderstanding of reason. Reason is not an answer it is a method by which we find answers. This presupposes that there are answers to be found. But if there is no Truth, there can be no answers to moral questions, and then there is no reason for reason. And then we are left with nothing but If it feels good, do it. Is it any wonder this has become a mantra of the modern age?
When this is your mindset, of paramount importance will be your feelings and those of others that is, if you feel they should be considered. This is why politically incorrect feelings are given short shrift today; it is why moderns selectively use offensiveness as a guide for hate-speech codes and laws, ignoring umbrage taken by non-victim groups. And it is why Justice Veit Justice, what a noble title for someone wholly unacquainted with the principle felt that feeling sorry for a murderer and reference to others alleged feelings legitimized slap-on-the-wrist injustice.
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