“Hence also there can be no ethical propositions.
Propositions cannot express anything higher.
6.421 OGD [→GER | →P/M] It is clear that ethics cannot be expressed.
Ethics is transcendental. (Ethics and æsthetics are one.)
6.422 OGD [→GER | →P/M] The first thought in setting up an ethical law of the form «thou shalt …» is: And what if I do not do it? But it is clear that ethics has nothing to do with punishment and reward in the ordinary sense.”