“Chaung Tzu insisted that judgments like right and wrong, good and evil, fair and unfair were just mental habits, ideas that had gained currency through repeated used rather than through inherent truth.”
J. Geary, Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists, p. 227
Let’s try on the coat for a moment and imagine this to be true. If “good/bad”, “right/wrong”, “fair/unfair” are simply cultural habits – what’s the alternative?
On what basis do we assert “good/bad”, “right/wrong”, “fair/unfair”? What barometer do we use to measure this?
If we had a more powerful, more life-serving way of expressing, what would it be?
Sending playful smiles,