Human Authority

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Author's Bias | Interpretation: conservative

Many have attempted to establish an objective moral standard with a legitimate human derived authority.

The futility of establishing a moral standard

For example, governments based on:




or utilitarianism,

have all attempted to establish or enforce a particular moral standard.

But they all have failed, because everyone can challenge the legitimacy of the authority;

they all are impeachable.

Series: Why be Moral?
Moral Responsibility

Series: Why be Moral?

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