Like every other discipline, ethics and moral reasoning have their own language. Ethics and moral reasoning fit in the category called "Alxiology." The big three questions of philosophy include metaphysics (What is?), epistemology (How do you know?), and axiology (What is value? and what is valuable?).
Axiological questions may apply to economics if we ask how we determine value monetarily. Axiology may also apply to art if we explore aesthetic value. Axiology applies to…Continue
Added by Damien Marie AtHope on June 12, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The following piece was originally written for The Autarkist.
After reading Sam Harris’ The Moral Landscape, I’ve decided to finally articulate some of the praise and criticism that, for some time now, Harris and his work have inspired in me.
In the general public, there is an expectation when discussing the infighting amongst atheists, that there will never be a concrete movement away from God due to lack of cohesion. That because of atheists' insistence on individualism and no clear rank and file, atheism in itself, is a flawed logic doomed to…Continue
Romney and Ryan believing in a god would be nothing remarkable: but is it not the case that both believe in a real, active, in-this-world Devil named Satan ? Or am I confusing theMormon cult with the Moonie cult?
Most believers in radical Islam also believe not simply in the reality of evil, but the reality of a personality named "Satan" or some equivalent.
Motto: if there is no God, hope eternal that there is no Devil
Added by Mark Hall on February 24, 2012 at 8:25pm — No Comments
"I'd like to learn something as a good father from you. Considering that you're an atheist, how can teach your children how to behave in good manner and ethic. Because when I was a kid, my parents used to tell me "Be good boy and tidy your room then God will bless you...etc." I don't want to say these words to my children as a prospective father. And i wonder what do you…Continue
Added by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM on January 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments