Morality, Rocks and Hard Places

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Moral Justifications

Cognitive linguist and author George Lakoff has observed that all politics are moral. Moral reasons are always available after the fact. Decisions are made with a different rubric — profit, power, control, comfort — and then moral arguments are developed to justify said decisions. Indeed, some of the most blatant violations against humanity have had moral arguments made for…



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