Moral Optimism

The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.

- John Dewey (1859–1952)

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Moral Optimism

Inspired by John Dewey (1859–1952)’s quote, “The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better”. The titled responsion is…

Here we are touching on the morality of Plato and the highest of his ideals; Being goodness. Whereas Aristotle’s philosophy biases towards the individual, Plato’s perspective is potentially pluralistic. Denying this claim is less than ideal. Admittedly I have seized this opportunity to leverage an optimism of sorts, and that is because it’s scalable. Eusociality is integral to our species and replicates with Game Theory. It’s important to point out that this doesn’t make Praxis of perfecting Goodness in itself an Absolute, there is a dimension of Ethics that punctuates our equilibrium.

Debelingify

Inspired by John Berger (1926–2017)’s quote, Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.. The titled responsion is “Debilingify”. What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

First of all you have to know what bling is. If you don’t know what bling is then you don’t understand the reference. Glamour and forgiveness are at oposite end of someone’s spectrum. Forgiveness functions as the antidote to envy. No? Why not? What do you think and why are you so black and white?

“A 5-cent package makes two quarts.”

Inspired by Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011)’s quote, “To ‘choose’ dogma and faith over doubt and experience is to throw out the ripening vintage and to reach greedily for the Kool-Aid.”. The titled responsion is…

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