Archive for the ‘morality’ Category

P1010803Facebook virtue is based on non-Facebook virtue.

Morality’s deep structure arises out of sacred texts, legal precedent and our mothers’ boyfriends.

Morality and  children are beaten every time wrong is justified.

Morality is not a wacking stick; it is a trail map.

Political morality isn’t.

Morality is the attitude we adopt toward the people we love.

Friedrich Nietzsche thought fear was the mother of morality. Nietzsche was wrong; the mother of morality was love. It was Nietzsche who was afraid.

The first bitter lesson some children learn about morality is when their father has an affair.

It is always our temptation to reconstruct our morality to justify our own behavior.

Soteriology trumps morality.

If morality is up to each person, then the pedophile and the serial killer can do what they want.

Immorality is the morality of those having a good time ruining life for someone else.

Morality is beaten every time a wrong is justified.

Morality is not a whacking stick; it is a map to guide a trip.

Political morality isn’t.

Morality is the attitude we adopt toward the people we love.