Reverence for life is the basis of ethics and it follows directly from the will to live, which we know directly and demonstrate constantly. So far so good. Then he gets silly. He sees will-to-live in inanimate objects and makes it the basic fact of the universe. He also begins talking about uniting with the absolute (whatever that might mean). However, his point that the ultimate foundation of ethics (will to live) is fundamentally mysterious, mystical, unfathomable, and religious is well made.
Year Read: 1977
Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
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