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  1. Feb 2017
    1. Convincing arguments arc based upon reasoning

      Mmm. Perhaps this is true in a perfect world in which humans were more inclined to be totally logical and rational. Although his idea of a "moral" reasoning is interesting, as it seems to play into the mode of human emotion, specifically empathy, or the fact that some would rather stand up for the hypothetical individual even if that may compromise humanity's "greater good".

      Is Campbell's "moral reasoning" just another way of saying pathos?