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In any event, I reasoned, the German navy had a higher standard of morality than the other Nazi services.
The other crucial ingredient is a double standard of morality.
One might add the additional proviso that the maximally best situation, if restricted to this-worldly goods, is to be selectively immoral and get away with it where I can in a society of people who are moral--that is, within a society of people who abide by the social contract, for they will abide by a standard of morality that ensures the protection of my interests, and I will be acting immorally where I can; that is, in ways that protect my this-worldly interests as well.
But when right and wrong are nothing more than personal opinion, no single standard of morality prevails.

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