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Ethics

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SaCaMaSaTa, Ethics
Types of Truth
Absolute-
inflexible reality: fixed, invariable, unalterable facts
Relative-

no absolute truths; all points of view are equally valid
Subjective-
truth of the person making the judgement or assumption; truth of one person but maybe not of another
Ways of Knowing
Allusions
Emperor's New Groove
The Blind Side
Monsters Inc.
Aladdin
Hunger Games
The Giver
To Kill A Mockingbird
Ender's Game
Lion King
Religions
Ethical Allusions
Reason-
a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event; the power of the mind to think; form judgements by a process of logic
Faith-
complete trust of confidence in someone or something
Memory-
the faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information; something remembered from the past
Emotion-
a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one's circumstances, mood or relationships with others; instinctive or intuitive feeling as distinguished from reasoning in knowledge
Sense Perception-
perception by the senses as distinguished from intellectual perception
Western
Agnostic
Eastern
Christianity
Thou shall not kill
Thou shall not commit adultery
Thou shalt not steal
Thou shall not covet
Thou shalt not bear false witness
Avoid fornication
Avoid bloodshed
Don not have evil desires or greed
Love your neighbor as yourself
Hinduism-
*with exceptions*
Do not covet
Do not steal
Avoid violence
Do not harm anyone (including animals)
Avoid fornication
Do not cheat
Avoid selfishness
Judaism
Islam
do not follow a crowd to do evil
love your neighbor as yourself
do not oppress a stranger
do not rejoice when your enemy falls
what is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow
Qur'an- considered the Islamic word of God- "final revelation of God"
Mohammad-Last prophet of God- walking example of ethics
5 pillars- Islamic law
these include testifying, prayer, tithing, fasting and pilgrimage
based on basic human faculties (logic, reason, moral intuition)
Branches of Ethics
Meta-ethics
explores the status, foundations, and scope of moral values, properties, and words
Normative ethics
seeks to provide a framework for moral values
Applied ethics
deals with how moral values can be applied to a professional disciplinary, or practical field
Absolute Truth
real life situation
Relative Truth
Hitler
Can opinions be wrong?
Subjective Truth
abortion
religion
Killing someone and admitting it
Buddhism
Areas Where Ethical Issues Can Occur
Medical field
Business
Medical Research
Education
War & Conflict
Politics
Poverty
Sexuality
Criminal Justice
Religion but to most it is a way of life or philosophy
They base their way of life on "the Four Noble Truths"
The first Noble truth is that life if suffering, the second is that suffering is derived by temptation, the third is how to overcome temptation and the fourth is the journey that will ultimately end suffering.
They also believe in the 5 precepts, or moral code of what you should live by.
These precepts include not committing murder, obstaining from "sexual misconduct," not taking anything unoffered, not becoming intoxicated and always speaking truthfully
Domestic Violence
a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.
Karma
What's your Ethics?
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Top Five definitions of Ethics From the Class:
5. “The study of what is morally right”
4. “One’s own habits”
3. “What is right and wrong and how you
percieve it"
2. “The decisions that affect your life”
1. “ Moral code that a person uses to define
the difference between right and wrong”
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