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Relative Ethics: Questions

Author's Bias: Interpretation: conservative

Are there any ethical values that are independent of cultural, social, and generational backgrounds?

Does this mean that a multicultural world with diverse needs cannot have any absolute ethical values?

Some will say that moral values can be objective but they cannot be absolute or applied universally across all cultures or circumstances.

What standard do we use to decide?

Some call this objective relativism or state that moral values can be both objective and subjective.

Many prefer this, because they believe absolute moral values deprives them of the use of individual reason, judgment, and autonomy.


Objective but not prescriptive?



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