Last time, we looked at our experience of beauty as a doorway into looking at God as the Good. But, of course, there are other aspects of the Good that we experience as well.
Looking at the human person illustrates this, particularly because we are human beings, not just "impartial observers" looking at human beings. When we see this we begin to notice something besides our love of beauty: namely, morality. For we do with moral goods just what we do with all other goods: we presuppose some Ultimate Standard against which we measure moral acts and moral agents.
A modern reader will almost surely snort at the word “morality”. If human beings are so moral, why do we act like such...READ MORE