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Been doing some deep reading recently...

Morality...Herd instinct or human law?

Discuss.
 

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Originally Posted by KPO89
Been doing some deep reading recently...

Morality...Herd instinct or human law?

Discuss.


Deep brah. Real deep.
 

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Here we go again...
 

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Originally Posted by edinatlanta
Deep brah. Real deep.

Of course...but none of us would be on here if we didn't find the opinions of others to have some weight or entertainment.
 

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Originally Posted by Britalian
Here we go again...

I find that people that say this are spend to much time on internet forums...

I'm starting to hear myself mutter this on occasion.

I'm on internet forums to much.
 

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Originally Posted by KPO89
Of course...but none of us would be on here if we didn't find the opinions of others to have some weight or entertainment.
Not true ... I'm here to "hear" myself talk.
 

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Morality ... a necessary evil.
 

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Originally Posted by RSS
Morality ... a necessary evil.

I'm taking this seriously.

Why is it evil? And why is it necessary? And by this I'm assuming you believe it to be a herd instinct?
 

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In a similar thread, people argued that morality is relative to the person. That if they kill, torture, etc. and feel they are doing a good thing, then it is moral.

Many violent individuals have low activity in the orbital cortex part of the brain. The orbital cortex is responsible for our inhibitions, coherent judgment and empathy. Why would someone with an unnatural lack of brain activity be considered to be an equivalent moral agent compared to someone with normal brain activity?
 

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I am going to have my orbital cortex removed.
 

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Originally Posted by Piobaire
I am going to have my orbital cortex removed.

Omega 3's increase activity in the orbital cortex. A study was done where violent prisoners were given a diet rich in Omega 3's and over time reported less impulsiveness and having less violent thoughts.
 

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Originally Posted by Nosu3
Omega 3's increase activity in the orbital cortex. A study was done where violent prisoners were given a diet rich in Omega 3's and over time reported less impulsiveness and having less violent thoughts.

But once I have it removed I won't need to worrk about anything.
 

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Originally Posted by Nosu3
Omega 3's increase activity in the orbital cortex. A study was done where violent prisoners were given a diet rich in Omega 3's and over time reported less impulsiveness and having less violent thoughts.

Isn't dolphin meat rich in Omega 3's?

Jes' sayin'
 

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Originally Posted by Nosu3
The orbital cortex is responsible for our inhibitions, coherent judgment and empathy. Why would someone with an unnatural lack of brain activity be considered to be an equivalent moral agent compared to someone with normal brain activity?

So than in spite of relativism you believe it to be human law? I mean if it is bred internal it can't be evolved instinct...unless the orbital cortex harbors the instinctive aspect as well.
 

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