"However, Most Religious Folks Are Unfamiliar With Ethics so scientists, with their own religions, are among the best explorers of ethics."
Estimating the majority of non-athiest, non-agnostic persons are mainly basing their beliefs on what they are told or what they read in the religion's source book, and have had no coursework in philophy, law or political science..to prepare them for formal opeations.
Religion is created mostly by the most literate and comfortable for the benevolent purpose of making world better...but is sometimes weak.
Remember, please, that the most literate and comfortable are, as far as we know, among the universe's best minds and souls, and many of them are trying to be completely honest in conveying a very deep subject which is difficult to update due to pressure from the market below them.
Ethics (for the benefit of folks like Harv)
is about _setting standards...not assuming them.
The code of ethics for professional engineers
emphasizes public safety, accountability and even a certain altruism.
Ethics only relates to tradition when, coincidentally, tradition itself is a present issue. Otherwise, rel
(and you're thinking, how very fascinating?)
The code of ethics for anonymous forum posters or right wing talk radio is about the same as the mental health system in Stalin's Russia, which was about the same as the Spanish Inquisition's code of ethics.
In other words, those are almost entirely dishonest but with a high approval rating by an ignorant mass of deceived people.
Oh, hi, uncle G.Gordon!
If that needs a translation, please tell me what part you wish me to try to dig my way out of.
By now, you must be getting very bored
Don't bother to protest; we both know that
even sex becomes boring
when you have a lot on your mind.