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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

DIscussion 9/16 Section 10 Group 3

We argued whether we thought the world was more emotional or logical. We mostly agreed it was emotional... emotions for what makes us happiness, emotion towards some sort of gain, wealth... etc.

We discussed whether we believed morals came from some sort of higher power or just "good is good".

Does morality come from authority?
People take morality from religion is a common connection, we mentioned. Our laws came about from religion. If you considered law authority, then what if it is not morally right? I.E. Jim Crow laws.
We don't care to steal music online, but we obviously care if someone is murders.


  1. FQ: What was Aristotle's word for flourishing?

    DQ: Aristotle believed that certain ways of living promote human flourishing. Do you agree or disagree?


  2. FQ: What was Augustine's real name?

    DQ: What do you believe is the best way to end all suffering in the world?


  3. Anonymous12:06 PM CDT

    Dustin Chitwood
    Who was one of the most popular writers of the Middle Ages that believed in an all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-good God?
    Do you believe that taking someone off of life support is morally acceptable? Or should you leave them on it and hope the recover over time?
    Just a quote I liked and felt was relevant.

  4. Anonymous12:26 PM CDT

    FQ: Augustine's views were founded in which religion?

    DQ: Have you ever found yourself viewing your values as facts?

    Link: In line with the questions about what amount of power/ability God has, Captain Kirk in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier asks, "What does God need with a starship?"