Approaches for Examining Moral Issues (American Case)
Keywords:consequences, cultural relativism, moral, obligations
Moral judgments of other cultures are applicable when they are based on understanding and thoughtful analysis. Despite the doubt, that moral prescriptions (“ought” statements) are illogical, such prescriptions have been made throughout history, and are still made by reputable organizations; and even more, the basis of right desire supports important foundation in logic, and together with the principle of contradiction helps us to consider ethical analysis with assurance. In this article we’ll try to construct upon that ground.
The standard we will need for judging morality of actions is one-acceptable to men and women of different moral prospects; and reflects the precepts that most ethical systems have in common. Such a standard will free us from preinvented rendering, and raise our dialogue to a more objective level.