Re: virus: Methods of Thinking

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 25 Apr 1997 14:34:00 +0100

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
>There is a vast chasm of difference between not having moral
>values, and having strong moral values that happen to be
>different from "convention". Conventional morality is usually
>based on silly notions like God or duty. I reject those, but
>I embrace the concept of morality itself--in fact, because I
>believe my particular moral values are based more on reality
>than those of others, I hold them even more strongly.

I always thought morality was required to say why you
should do something other than what suits yourself.
If you only believe in doing what suits you, why the
moralising, why not just get on with it?