I Am An Objectivist Or A Relativist Essay

1627 Words Oct 16th, 2016 7 Pages
Trying to decide whether I am an objectivist or a relativist was a tough decision. Do I think people follow the same set or ethical codes and morals? Or do I believe that people’s morals and ethical codes depend on the individual person. After thinking about the both of those, I have decided that I am a combination of both an objectivist and a relativist, but I lean a little more towards the relativist side. A relativist is someone who has their own morals and ethics based on how they feel. An objectivist is someone who believes that everyone should have the same ethical code. I am a relativist because I believe that I should have some amount of free will in my life. I should be able to do what I want, to a certain extent with morals and ethics. No matter what you do and no matter how hard you try, you cannot, one hundred percent, completely control someone. If you do try to completely control someone, they will rebel against you and try as hard as they can to get what they want. We are not made to be constantly controlled without there being a problem and people fighting back against it. We are meant to be our own individual and we are supposed to differ from other people. If we are all forced to be the same, then we will be like robots with not room for individuality. After thinking about all of this and considering all of this, is why I am part relativist.
I am also an objectivist also because if people can do whatever the feel like and getting away with whatever they…

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