Arguments Against Moral Relativism
If you believe that there is a right and wrong in this world could you prove it? If I go out a kill someone nothing bad is going to happen to me. I’m not going to get some incurable illness or struck by …show more content…
The only reason why I would be punished is because of human law. Humans say that it is wrong to kill people because they themselves don’t want to be killed. Rachels says, “There are some moral rules that all societies will have in common, because those rules are necessary for society to exist.”(Rachels, 22). Yes many people have agreed not to kill others, but it is not because it is right or wrong, but because humans generally like living and do not want other people to take their life away from them or anyone they love. Agreeing not to kill people is a survival tactic so we can build a functioning society and improve our quality of life. All things that are “right” are because they help us in some way.
An argument against moral relativism is that if nothing is right or wrong could we improve? I think we can improve, but it has nothing to do