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Re Testing Morals

Ramesh – I took the test as well. I think it’s very flawed on a number of levels. For instance, they could have improved it greatly if they clarified what they mean by “punished.” I am not in favor of a law telling people they cannot eat their accidentally killed pets nor do I support the state banning people from having sex with frozen chickens in the privacy of their own homes and then eating the chicken. However, I see absolutely nothing wrong with shaming such behavior. Do they count shaming (i.e. mocking, ostracizing etc) punishment? I do not know. Anyway, here are my results:

Moralising Quotient is: 0.67.

Interference Factor is: 0.40.

Your Universalising Factor is: 0.80.


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