Philosophy & Ideas

Love and the Morally Ambiguous

When Love invites Marvell to taste his meat, he takes some convincing before he accepts that, despite being guilty of dust and sin, he is still worthy of the highest love. There is a tendency to think that an entity that has a morally ambiguous history is unworthy of love. However, it is a fact of life that those whom we love most are often of a morally ambiguous nature and we must find a way to love them whilst still being able to acknowledge their moral ambiguities. When it comes to nations, the magnitude of moral ambiguities is amplified…

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