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'Should' implies Ethics, and "ought" to rotate AROUND the passions.

I am tired of hearing universal pleas of reason over passion, or the other way around. This particular hierarchy is a simplistic rationalization of justification for one's intellectual legacy. Enough of these canopy conversations, from what tradition do you pull your ethical claims?

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'Should' implies Ethics, and "ought" to rotate AROUND the passions.

Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.

- David Hume (1711-1776)

Canopy Conversations and the Wood Birds of Germanic Epic - Another planksip Möbius

Canopy Conversations and the Wood Birds of Germanic Epic - Another planksip Möbius

'Should' implies Ethics, and "ought" to rotate AROUND the passions.

Inspired by David Hume (1711-1776)'s quote, "Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them". The titled responsion is

I am tired of hearing universal pleas of reason over passion, or the other way around. This particuar hierarchy is a simplistic rationalization of justification of one's intellectual legacy. Enough of these canopy conversations, from what tradition do you pull your ethical claims?


David Hume

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