Aristotle's Debate On Ethics And Morality

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Ethics and/or moral reasoning is the invisible set of rules we live by, or most of us live by anyway, that help us to distinguish between what is right and what is wrong. A lot of these rules and guidelines are just so natural and automatic to us in nature that we don’t even have to think about them, we just know what is right and go along with it. These morals can change from person to person based on cultural and religious beliefs, but are overall very similar. “The identification of ethics and morality with cultural norms or customs reflects the fact that most adults tend to identify morality with cultural customs” (Pg. 5)

Aristotle’s definition of ethics is “the moral activities are human par excellence.”(Pg. 6) He believed that we became
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People hide behind there internet persona too much. We are always behind a computer, cell phone, and tablet etc. that people are forgetting how to communicate in person. With the internet, people are making up false-self and hiding behind that instead of getting out in the real world. I think it is becoming more and more of an issue as years pass.

7) Based on your understanding of the “debate” between determinism and free will, answer why, do you think, our positions on this debate are so important and influential? What does this debate have to do with excuses for behavior, for example? What governmental policies, do you think, might be influenced, depending on your view of human nature and, especially, on your view of determinism versus free will?

I think our position on this debate is important and influential because in my eyes if people believe in determinism they are going to make excuses for their actions. They can and will state that it isn’t their fault something happened or didn’t happen because that is the way it was meant to be. People like to make excuses and this will give them the textbook reason to do just that.

I personally believe in free will. Free will also plays a bigger role in ethics and morals, in my opinion. With free will, we as people are showing how ethical or unethical we truly are – with no excuse that “I was made to do
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I knew must of the concepts, at least the basics not necessarily how to apply them correctly. In the APA citing sources section, in reference to the in-text citation the first point states “introduced by a signal phrase that includes the last name of the author followed by the date of publication in parentheses.” (Sommers, Pg. 626, 8th edition) I have never done this. I am not sure if this is something you have to do or if it is just a suggestion. Another concept from this I learned was that you even have to cite where you find visuals. That makes sense but is certainly not something I have ever thought to do. Lastly, the ellipsis mark is something new. I always wondered if you could condense long quotes to reflect just the main parts you are trying to emphasis. Good to

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