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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!

Inspired by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)'s quote, "The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.". The titled responsion is

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".

And Morality is the Basis of (Social) Consciousness

Inspired by Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)'s quote, "Compassion is the basis of morality.". The titled responsion is

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.

Life a Long Life!

Inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)'s quote, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." The titled responsion is

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.


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

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