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Reflections on Ethics 41
Feelings - the source of morality

by Reverend Fouad B.

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"The source of true morality: feelings."

I think that there exists a subjective but almost universal morality that stems from our feelings.

Except for psychopaths of course, we all feel sorry for an innocent person or animal in difficulty, and we automatically want to help them.

Likewise, we all have an inborn sense of fairness: we all can feel anger, or shame and guilt.

Things FEEL right or wrong to us.

So the "heart" is the true source of morality, and that's good news; but of course, the "mind", reason, is necessary for optimal action.