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joe_sixpack Donating Member (655 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-17-07 09:56 PM
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2. Isn't the biblical basis of morality
based heavily on the golden rule, i.e. doing unto others etc.? That's a pretty good example of empathy, if you ask me.
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  -Differences in Liberal Versus Conservative Morality and the Politics of Morality Time for change  Dec-17-07 09:35 PM   #0 
  - Lakoff is wrong if he claims empathy is the basis of morality  provis99   Dec-17-07 09:49 PM   #1 
  - I don't understand on what basis you claim that Lakoff is wrong about empathy  Time for change   Dec-17-07 11:05 PM   #3 
  - Isn't the biblical basis of morality  joe_sixpack   Dec-17-07 09:56 PM   #2 
  - The Golden Rule is a moral standard that is closely related to empathy  Time for change   Dec-18-07 05:33 AM   #4 
     - The only problem with the Golden Rule  jberryhill   Dec-18-07 11:08 AM   #8 
  - I think morality does require empathy and that empathy must be taught to children. That's  sinkingfeeling   Dec-18-07 08:32 AM   #5 
  - Thank you -- I think that teaching children that morality is all about and only about  Time for change   Dec-18-07 10:47 AM   #6 
     - Completely agree...anyone here speak sheep  sk8rrobert2   Dec-18-07 09:11 PM   #16 
  - It is a mistake, imho  joe_sixpack   Dec-18-07 11:04 AM   #7 
  - I absolutely agree that not every conservative gets his or her morality standard from religion  Time for change   Dec-18-07 12:27 PM   #9 
  - Actually I've heard conservatives claim that liberals have issues with their fathers !  Smith_3   Dec-18-07 01:45 PM   #10 
     - I never heard that  Time for change   Dec-18-07 02:36 PM   #11 
        - I guess so. Actually it was some discussion on the site that must not be named...  Smith_3   Dec-18-07 02:38 PM   #12 
           - I see  Time for change   Dec-18-07 06:22 PM   #13 
  - When trying to define what constitutes morals one must look at a combination of several  Larry Ogg   Dec-18-07 06:57 PM   #14 
     - This subject has long been of great interest to me  Time for change   Dec-18-07 08:23 PM   #15 
        - It is truly a phenomenal book and Im sure you wont be disappointed  Larry Ogg   Dec-18-07 09:19 PM   #17 

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