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I Say Exactly What I Mean And I Mean Exactly What I Say

WRONG is WRONG even if everyone is doing it.
RIGHT is RIGHT even if no one is doing it. 馃尰
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And how do you define "wrong" and "right"?
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@SW-User Remember when we said that morality is rather agreed upon set of values? How can we [b]all[/b] agree upon it when some would get hurt? But of course it would still be subjective just like the rest.. all moralities just like all laws are subject to specific goals.

When we decide that it's bad to do something or good to do another thing it all depends on what we wanna achieve at the end.. peace? Happiness? Freedom? Or whatever...
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@SW-User okay, I see what you mean. I guess it has to be agreed upon in a sense 馃

I have a fundamentally different perspective tbh that confuses me sometimes cuz it's my default mentality
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@SW-User What's your perspective?
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IM568861-69, M
That's very profound. and it makes a lot of sense.
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Preach! 馃檶馃従
NanoriF
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True, but right and wrong are not defined in the same way universally.
Abstraction61-69, M
@bijouxbroussard Also true, especially in the details - but there is a remarkable level of agreement on the basics.

Example: In some countries if you wait in line people will push past, because we're playing out our own internal schema that says we're supposed to line up, and that's not how they see the situation. But fairness itself is universal, I think. Where two people from the same culture agree on what's fair and someone betrays that, there will be anger - and there will be a word in the language that is the equivalent of 'fair'.

Declaration of Human Rights is another example - and I noted in my studies long ago that the countries who say the rights don't apply to their culture - that kind of statement almost always comes from those in power, not the vulnerable.
@Abstraction The post implied that right and wrong are fairly black and white.They [b]aren鈥檛[/b] always. In some cultures what is considered an injustice even differs depending on the gender or class of the person affected.
Abstraction61-69, M
@bijouxbroussard Agree. I wasn't disagreeing, it was stream of consciousness because it interests me.

 
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