Being an atheist, I think a lot about morality (since I can't just look it up in a book), and I was thinking about this question today. Perhaps it's kind of a stupid question but for some reason it intrigues me because of the implications depending on the answer.
So, if a man (or woman) is stranded on a desert island (or living in a cave or whatever -- the point is they are separated from the rest of society), does morality have any meaning to that person?
Can such a person commit an immoral act? Is morality only relevant in the context of society? If that is true, what does that say about the concept and question of what constitutes morality?
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