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"I am right, therefore ..." or, A Heuristic for Detecting Pitfalls in Ethical Behavior | Eyas's Blog
It is very easy to presuppose—implicitly and subconsciously—that one is right, unknowingly using that assumption to justify later claims. Oftentimes we therefore fall into a fallacy of ethical reasoning where we assume, because we have the right position, that we are licensed to do actions that someone else—coming from the morally wrong position—is not permitted …