What_We_Cant_Not_Know

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What We Can't Not Know Your Neighbors May Know More Than They Admit Once if you mentioned basic moral rules like the Ten Commandments, everyone would agree that they were right. Not only were they right for all, but they were also known to all. Everyone knew that honoring parents, telling the truth, and acknowledging God is right for everyone. And everyone knew that deliberately taking innocent human life, sleeping with your neighbor's spouse, and mocking God is wrong for everyone. Today all of that has changed. Or has it? According to J. Budziszewski, professor of government and philosophy at the University of Texas, it really hasn't-at least not in the way you might think. In his new book, What We Can't Not Know, Budziszewski explains that there are certain basic moral truths that all of us really know, even if we pretend to ourselves that we don't. The murderer knows the wrong of murder; the God-mocker knows the wrong of blasphemy; and the adulterer knows the wrong of adultery. They may say that they don't know these
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MAFT 541 taught by Professor Davidp.altopp during the Fall '10 term at Ventura College.

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