Ethics as the logics of survival

Survival as the target, ethics as the science of implementing this target. Of course, we must then define who, how and over what time period survival refers to in this context.



You as the last survivor? High life and behind You the deluge? No, only survive for Yourself and for a short period of time is much to few. So let's prescribe areas and stretches of time. You as the last survivor? Living it up and never mind what happens afterwards? No, surviving all by yourself and even then only for a short period of time is much too little. So let's define some areas and time periods of survival.

  Short term Middle term Long term
Self      
Family      
Group      
Mankind      
All living beings      

  How to fill out the ethics diagram correctly


If I do this, it has the following consequences. Each field in the diagram can be filled out in green, grey green, grey, grey red or red, depending on whether it is very good or very bad for this area of survival over this time period.

Fill in the diagram for each possible course of action and its possible consequences and compare the results. You will immediately see what is ethical and what is unethical.

But very soon, you will find yourself wrapped up in questions like "what if...", or "if I knew more about this...". And looking back on decisions in the history of mankind: "If they had only known this then".

Philosophy Philosophy
Long-term planning and stability have to be the guiding rules of politics. A philosophy based on the mathematic branch of games theory.




  Ethics


Ethics is the science of survival. Surprising analyses of what is ethical and unethical. Ethics that correspond to survival or downfall in the real world.

Cosmic threat for mankind: meteorites
According to game theory, the task of intelligent life is to protect the home planet from catastrophes. Let's look at the ethics related to this.


Civilization decision
Back to the simple life or on to a hightech civilization? An ethics evaluation gives a clear answer to the course that should be taken.


Knowledge brings change
Central concept 1: Knowledge is a prerequisite for ethics. Knowledge is thus able to change the bases of decisions laid by ethics.


Verifying knowledge
Central concept 2 - knowledge changes what ethical decisions are - necessarily leads to central concept 3: Ethics force us to verify knowledge


If everybody would do this
Consequences for the areas of survival family, group and mankind. An estimation of consequences always starts with the question ''If everybody did this...''.


Division of labour in society
Can each individual engage in ethics to such an extent that they can work out a complete answer to each basic situation in their life by themselves?


Organisation of society
A society should be organized in such a way that the science of survival, called ethics, is in harmony with the generally accepted views of society.


Ethics for groups
The guidelines for a group should be configured in such a way that the decisions of individuals are influenced in a direction that is of benefit for the group.




Context description:  politics political