St. Giles Cathedral and David Hume

It was a really nice sunny day on Saturday so I took a stroll up the Royal Mile with the camera.  This is a shot of St. Giles Cathedral and a statue of the Scottish philosopher David Hume.

Morals excite passions, and produce or prevent actions. Reason itself is utterly impotent in this particular. The rules of morality, therefore, are not conclusions of our reason. - David Hume

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