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YES, but within a virtue framework!

Virtues are the minimum and the Greeks set the bar. Greatest number versus greatest happiness is a measure of the State. Individuals are more complicated; the cascading impulses predict behaviour irregardless of the "greater outcome".

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YES, but within a virtue framework!

The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.

- Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)

The Pillars of Society are Built on Ethics - planksip Ethics Resembles and Arch

The Pillars of Society are Built on Ethics - planksip Ethics Resembles and Arch

YES, but within a virtue framework!

Easily refuted, Utilitarian ethics are based on happiness but this would be missing the point and the value of this Bentham/Mill framework. The other pillar of ethics is coupled with virtue ethics and brought together by a metaphorical keystone of Big Data. At least that's the hypothesis. Virtues are the minimum and the Greeks set the bar. The greatest number versus greatest happiness is a measure of the State. Individuals are more complicated; the cascading impulses predict behaviour despite the "greater outcome".

Life a Long Life!

This smells like plausible deniability and self-justification for what ails you. Often used as an excuse, the makes you stronger argument acts as a one-sided condemnation towards the struggle of a lifetime.

And Morality is the Basis of (Social) Consciousness

The question is whether or not we require a religiousness ethic to orient the flock? Some say yes, I say, it depends on where we are at in history.


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