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Your criteria are based on feelings and emotions, which are known to be deceiving sometimes.
On what other basis should you judge all men equally?
What do you think presidential/royal pardon were created for?
Never assume a benificent motive.
Reconciliation is achieved by rapid judicial process followed by a few public hangings, and a slow replacement of politics by trade. Gradually, the human race is beginning to understand that you don't make much profit by declaring war on your customers.
There must be some considerations why Japanese Emperor wasn't executed after WWII, or Gen. Lee after American civil war.
It's always good to appear magnanimous in victory, however many people you killed to get there.
Quote from: hamdani yusuf on 20/03/2023 05:32:36Your criteria are based on feelings and emotions, which are known to be deceiving sometimes.Taken for granted, feeling or emotion based actions, or instinctive actions, are usually better than just random actions. We don't just randomly stop breathing, or stop eating, or just jump off the cliff, or punch strangers in the face. But rational actions based on longer term goals and adequately accurate knowledge of causality can often give even better results.
Consistent standards can only be achieved through long term goals.
No. Just state your standards, make sure they aren't mutually contradictory, and stick to them.
“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence” was a phrase made popular by Carl Sagan who reworded Laplace's principle, which says that “the weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be proportioned to its strangeness” (Gillispie et al., 1999).
In all walks of life, a good standard is one that can be widely adopted and makes people safe and happy. Some people are perverse, so the best we can hope for is to satisfy a majority.
What was once majority can turn into minority in some other time.
So there can be no universal standard
I'm not sure about Laplace/Sagan. The claims that the earth orbits the sun, or that all objects fall at the same rate under gravity, would be considered extraordinary at the time they were made, but they were supported by exactly the same, very ordinary, evidence as the current consensus.
certain behaviors are proscribed regardless of who does them.
The more information we have about how the world works can get us closer to the universal moral standard.