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Thread: "is" to "ought"

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    Discuss, saves me having to write this friggin essay myself

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    Ought is longer, so use it

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    No, not subject, it ought to be 'it'
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    Ethics and Philosphy :insert that muscle smilie thingy here:

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    Give us the sentance
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    It's your mate's Birthday and he reckons that he's having a quiet one with his missus.

    Your other mate says to you; 'He ought to come to the pub, it's his 21st'

    You reply with insider knowledge that his gf found his PC porn folder an hour ago; 'Don't worry, he is coming to the pub. The twat'
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    Quote Originally Posted by gemby!
    Give us the sentance
    What do you understand by the "is"/"ought" dichotomy?
    Do you agree that you can't get from "is" to "ought"?

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    When the meaning is ought to, should is used in all cases.
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