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Real ethics is prescriptive, not descriptive.

As I explain in my video on "The Abolition of Man" instinct cannot provide any foundation for ethics as everything we say about instinct is descriptive not prescriptive. It discusses only what we actually do, not what we ought to do and ethics is the question of what we ought to do. http://youtu.be/Z60lncsXQrE?t=2m52s

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  • Apr 16 2012: > "Can I ask - is there a difference between "beware" and "do not"?"

    "Beware" is still short for "You should beware.'

    To try to get rid of all moral judgements is inhuman.

    Generally speaking, domination or in other words, lack of respect for people's free agency is wrong. Calling it wrong isn't dominating others. Moral judgements are an essential part of clear thinking.

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