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moral relativism
no moral rules that apply to all cultures or all people in one culture and that no country or person should "impose"their moral rules on any other culture or person.
subjective
it is only the best for a person if that person things it is best
objective
to exsist or to be true independently of anyone's opinion
vegetative
grow, respiration, hydration, nutrition, reproduction
appetitive
move, desires, emotion-fear, social, raise young
rational
able to think, will-appetite choosing, to be human is to have a rational soul enforming a body
eudaimonia
happiness ---> human flourishing
virtue
state of character that allows one to judge with ones rational part the appropriate way to ACT and FEEL with respect to a moral choice
character
fairly stable set of attitudes, dispostions and opinions that result in fairly stable ways of acting
vicious
bad actions and difficult circumstances that their rational part is no longer able to judge right from wrong

-do not struggle with emotions or desires, actively do the wrong thing without much remorse
incontinent
overwhelming weakness towards pleasure
cultural relativisim
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nature
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soul
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telos
purpose of goal or end, determined by one's nature
human flourishing
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continent
ward off the desire for too much pleasure
soft
overwhelming aversion to pain
enduring
withstand fear or painful emotions in difficult situations
evil
absence of good
ex-failing to achieve ones telos
good
to achieve one's goal