"Getting the general public to behave themselves was the thought process behind worship of the emporer. One does not fight, as a general rule, that which one worships. He knew he was not a god but he knew that the concept help maintain order. My two…"
"Private life or public life?
Is there any meaningful understanding of quality of life?
There are several frameworks that define and measure quality of life using a variety of benchmarks. Some are quite detailed and scientific, like…"
"I missed the part where you live in Canada.
In that case and in any case I don't see what else you can do other than, maybe, talk to your parents and advise them to get him out of their house as Jack suggests. If they are fine with him…"
I like to post my answers in a thread, to our topical discussions; so I'll put my thoughts here, and invite others to do the same. The topic, I believe, is moral relativism.The part I want to comment on right now is Dallas's comment, "Why does a moral law giver have to be God?" It's worth answering, at least partlyPeople can give moral laws without being God. The question is, are they the right moral laws. I say it's wrong to kill people for being Jewish, Herr Hitler said it was right --…See More