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Zack K
  • Zack K
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Create a Universal Code of Ethics

Isn't it about time that the world that the world stop finding reasons to fight and start finding reasons to join together. Why isn't there universal order in our world, especially when we are visiting others. I think that the forms of government and protest going on today suggest parts of a universal right and wrong that we all should and would be willing to follow. Things like Democracy and even Communism have peaces of the true truth that form a single and ultimate form of law.
Pieces of a puzzle that is how we function as a whole.

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  • Mar 11 2012: We are more like wolves than lambs. There is no just to create a universal code of ethics for we would rather come at each other throats than to combine together into some unholy being of pure optimistic abomination. Moreover, creating a universal code of ethics, will bring back social Darwinism because not everyone will believe in this code and follow his or her own code. Those people are not wrong in doing so because one set of codes cannot simply cover a long range of social norms and culture values, unless of course, you honestly think that the world will combine into one being which will be horrific in more than one way. Then again, I could be wrong, so please, explain your idea more in depth.
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      Mar 11 2012: You bring up a good point, yes there will always be people that go against the norm, but as in social Darwinism this is just a part of the evolution of our society, to challenge the norm and make it better.

      Part of it is that the universal code of ethics would fit underlying values of many if not all religions and cultures, and even if they don't this universal law would not interfere with any reasonable religious or cultural practices. I think of it as the first step to eventual world wide unity.

      Close to a formal agreement on natural rights, and the consequences of breaking these laws would be the immediate and full retort of the world against the law breaker.
      • Mar 11 2012: Guess what, the law breaker is you. The world you speak of is a mimic of Orwell's 1984. Damn be the world that destroys what varies people. This universal law will not make families, only destroy what differs. Keep in mind, how much people "love" the different and how much they love themselves.
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          Mar 12 2012: These laws will be nothing close to limiting, unless somebody loves murder or something else that is detrimental to society. I would think this system of laws would let people become more connected and open to uniqueness and expression.
      • Mar 12 2012: That is of social norms, not all that does is abnormal is maladjusted, and pointing differences even when highlighting similarities will do the opposite of your desires.
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          Mar 16 2012: You should reword that.

          but if your saying that showing similarities would somehow cause more differences to arise, well i don't see how that would happen

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