Ontology precedes ethics.

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Ontology precedes ethics.

Post by ReasonMadeFlesh » June 6th, 2018, 11:50 am

Mystics say that all is one.

What they mean is that if you understand the nature of existence then you will also solve the problems of ethics and epistemology.

Why questions should be abandoned IMO.

There are only WHAT questions, and when you can see clearly, all the why questions disappear.
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Re: Ontology precedes ethics.

Post by Thinking critical » June 6th, 2018, 4:09 pm

ReasonMadeFlesh wrote:
June 6th, 2018, 11:50 am
Mystics say that all is one.

What they mean is that if you understand the nature of existence then you will also solve the problems of ethics and epistemology.

Why questions should be abandoned IMO.

There are only WHAT questions, and when you can see clearly, all the why questions disappear.
What does understanding the nature of existence mean? What is the correlation between ethics and epistemology?
This cocky little cognitive contortionist will straighten you right out

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Re: Ontology precedes ethics.

Post by ThomasHobbes » June 6th, 2018, 6:56 pm

Thinking critical wrote:
June 6th, 2018, 4:09 pm
ReasonMadeFlesh wrote:
June 6th, 2018, 11:50 am
Mystics say that all is one.

What they mean is that if you understand the nature of existence then you will also solve the problems of ethics and epistemology.

Why questions should be abandoned IMO.

There are only WHAT questions, and when you can see clearly, all the why questions disappear.
What does understanding the nature of existence mean? What is the correlation between ethics and epistemology?
Nature of existence; existence of nature. Anything more than a tautology?

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