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Grappling with a moral dilemma

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Re: Grappling with a moral dilemma

Postby shootist » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:31 pm

atticus wrote:If, as has been said, all correct moral laws derive from the instinctive to survive, the surely that instinct dictates not being caught.


Not by me it wasn't. A law against murder might seem to be moral for the survival for any potential victim. A murderers instinct for survival would hardly be sufficiently moral to make a law requiring he must get away with it.
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Re: Grappling with a moral dilemma

Postby Hairyloon » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:36 pm

atticus wrote:If, as has been said, all correct moral laws derive from the instinctive to survive, the surely that instinct dictates not being caught.

Ah, the wonders of the conditional statement.
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Re: Grappling with a moral dilemma

Postby tph » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:10 pm

Thanks for the comments. I have sought some advice from a third party, but it is likely that I will pass my evidence on to the companies regulator.
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