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There are no objective moral truths

When it comes to questions of morality, most people would agree that there are only subjective truths; this is because morality is viewed as intimately personal. It is difficult to conceptualize that there is one truth which is objectively moral. This brings me to ask if an objective moral truth can exist. Would an objective moral truth be one which is agreed to be moral by every single human being? This draws another question: if everyone agreed a moral truth to be true, would it be an objective moral truth?

Please add your input and opinions, I'm curious to hear your explanations and reasoning. Look forward to replying to all of you. Cheers!

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    Mar 22 2013: If there is a creator god then there are objective moral truths. If not, then there aren't; we are at the mercy of personal opinion, which varies with the latest argument, or trend.

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      Mar 25 2013: I agree there is an objectively morality if there is an interventionist creator god who has certain commandments.

      However, why assume this divine command based framework for objective morality is better than any other objective morality, say a humanistic one where what is moral is defined as what reduces suffering and improves the human condition?

      If a creator god says to kill left handed people, or the tribe next door, or homosexuals, is that actually moral or immoral?

      If your view of morality is whatever a god says, well......
    • Mar 27 2013: Can we objectively verify the existence, benevolence, and omniscience of the 'creator god'?
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        Mar 28 2013: Only on a personal basis. To some it is an obvious fact, to others it is a total impossibility.

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        • Mar 28 2013: We are looking for an OBJECTIVE basis, yes?
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        Mar 29 2013: For some the 300 trillion cells, each as complex as a city, suspended in close formation, that constitute your body, gives a hint of intelligent creation. For others it is the inevitable result of billions of years of random mutation plus natural selection. Go figure!

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        • Mar 29 2013: I am sorry, but we seem to be speaking across each other. I wish you peace and happiness.
          goodbye.

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