Category Archives: Moral Law

Learning About Self-Interest and Cooperation from AI Matrix Game Social Dilemmas

Putting an artificial intelligence agent in charge of complex facets of human life involves specific goals to be worked towards. What happens when there are multiple artificial intelligence agents within a larger system that are managing the economy, traffic and other environmental challenges and trying to meet each of their own specific goals? If I have the goal to do […]

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My “Freedom”, My “Truth”, My “Life” and My “Survival”

Is freedom, truth, life and survival only about you? Many of us say we want freedom. What are we saying and what are we doing? We want the “freedom” to do what we want to do. We want the “freedom” to pursue entertainment, gratifications, pleasures, and other appearances and distractions. “Real freedom? I just want my personal ‘freedom’, not all […]

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What is Good or Evil? The Good and Evil Continuum, Spectrum, Scale or Degrees

This is good, that’s not good. This is bad/evil, that’s not bad/evil. Good how? Bad/evil how? Depending on the contextual reality surrounding an action there are ways to determine how to categorize it. For example, the killing of another may be in self-defense against their aggression, or as an act of murder to take the life of someone that wasn’t […]

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Learning About Immorality Leads to More Morality

We can’t really know what being moral is, until we know what being immoral is. The greater degree of accuracy in understanding what is immoral, the greater degree of accuracy we have in understanding what is moral. Don’t understand that? I will explain more 🙂 Without understanding even one thing (one action, one behavior) as immoral, then the default worldview […]

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Disabled Rooster Helps At-Risk Children

A rooster in a wheelchair? Yes, that’s right. Louise is no ordinary bird. The rooster was misnamed due to being falsely identified as a hen. sourceWhy does that matter? Because most baby roosters have no use in an industry that exploits chickens for their eggs in order to make money. Louise’s life would have been extinguished as a result, but […]

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Characters and Our Character – The Etymology of Morality

I invite you on a word journey through the etymological origin of the word morality. To better understand morality, lets first look at the etymology of the word and see what it has to offer us. Below is an etymological reference to what certain words mean, followed by an elaboration to explain the meaning. You can read the text and […]

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Understanding What is Right, Good, and Moral is Our Responsibility

Many people think they are “good” no matter what they do. Slavers thousands of years ago, centuries ago, and to this day, thought and think of themselves as “good”. sourceHitler and Stalin thought of themselves as “good” and doing what was “right”. Simply thinking something is so, doesn’t make it so. We all have a responsibility to objectively understand how […]

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Ground Children, Cage Adults

source, sourceWhen children misbehave in certain ways, parents often send them to their room for punishment. When adults misbehave in certain ways, the mommy-daddy-nanny state chooses to cage people as punishment. These cages are allegedly there for our rehabilitation in a prison system. sourceAs a society, we are not dealing with the problem through a collective pressure in our community […]

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