Ethics is a Process. Morality

Ethics is a Process. Morality is quite possibly the scourge of mankind. [kuro5hin.org]

Ethics, like any art, grows and changes as the artist grows and changes. Morality does not grow or change–it is unchanging and certain, its pretense of being scientific preventing it from actually being useful to man.

This is important. Man does not find food once and then consider himself full for the rest of his life. Without thought put into where his next meal will come, hunger will overwhelm him in due time. Yet this is what morality seeks to do. Man is given one explanation, one right way, one ‘should’ and this is supposed to justify him for all time. He cannot go beyond these rules, because then he is acting immorally. Instead, all he can do is content himself with the single taste morality offers.

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