October 2, 2013
In tandem with wisdom. The wisdom of an idea is understood through consequences, both direct and indirect, intended and unintended. To act without regard to consequences would both be unwise and immoral, while the wisest and most moral have a keen understanding of the consequences of actions. Recent mental gymnastics: the existence of consciousness as the prerequisite for morality. Without consciousness the concept of morality could not exist, and thus, that which sustains and advances consciousness is the yardstick for a moral act. That which destroys consciousness is immoral.
How do we bridge our divides in order to create a sustainable, productive, global society?
Education, particularly the development of critical thinking skills.
I'm a recently married Cleveland native, an atheist, and libertarian. I love sports, debate, philosophy, religion, and craft beer.