posted on Aug, 9 2014 @ 08:34 PM
a reply to: mOjOm
Because it is in how we reject loss that determines our morality.
Our subconscious mind is not bound by reason, this is why humans evolved a self conscious mind capable of considering consequences which I perceive is
the cause of what we define as morality.
Is it moral to kill someone, no, or is in in certain circumstance.
What if that person is attempting to kill an innocent person and wont stop through reasoned persuasion.
Which loss do we reject.
A) Do we not stop the aggressor from killing the innocent, it will require killing them to stop them. Ensuring we reject the loss of our morality by
not killing anyone.
B)Do we reject loss on behalf of the innocent, yet cause loss to our morality.
C) Consideration that we are we still killing someone though inaction, causing loss to our sense of morality.
It's a double bind, which we find ourselves in all too often.
If we don't kill the person attempting to kill the innocent then we may consider that we have in fact allowed the innocent to be killed through our