Blaise Pascal on moral relativism

The licentious tell men of orderly lives that they stray from nature’s path, while they themselves follow it; as people in a ship think those move who are on the shore. On all sides the language is similar. We must have a fixed point in order to judge. The harbour decides for those who are in a ship; but where shall we find a harbour in morality?

Blaise Pascal, Pensées, Section VIII: The Fundamentals of the Christian Religion, #383


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