Week 9-The Evolution of Morality
Where does morality come from?
Empathy for others?
Reasoning about our obligations to others?
"Only" connecting? How might that work, as a basis for morality?
How well does it work, as a basis for morality in Forster's novel?
Is it literal? Ironic? Symbolic?
What needs to be connected here?
One critic has said that Margaret's position "is finally meant to relieve us of the burden of guilt...engendered by seeing systemic connections...."
What are you thinking?