The most fundamental decision: Why be moral?

The following sort of answer will not suffice ‘I am moral because being moral helps me achieve my goal (of being happy, wealthy, popular or whatever).’ The reason it will not suffice is that it assumes some pre-existing goal, which everything else is a mere means to...
Notes on the ethical foundations

Notes on the ethical foundations

I’d like to start by stating how impressed I am with the initiative behind, and the work already carried out by, Ethical Reading. It’s clear that meeting the serious challenges we face (as individuals, as local communities, and on a global scale) is going to require...