Morality: Right, Right And Wrong Behavior

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The term “Moral” is concerned with principles of both right and wrong behavior along goodness or even badness of the human character. It may also be termed as individual’s standards of behavior or even beliefs concerning what is right or wrong and not acceptable to other individuals. According to Kant, the moral requirements are well based on the standards of rationality (Dreier, 2005). Morality is a norm whereby the act of morality seems crucial for anyone who takes the moral claims. The practice of morality does not have any effect on the behavior. Kant argues that, the morally important thing is not consequences but the way the choosers think about when making choices or decisions. One kind of thing is inherently good and that it is the good will which is human’s power of the rational moral choice. Therefore, the will is good when it acts out of duty but not out of the inclination. There are some reason why individuals should be moral. One of these reasons is that God commands moral practices. The moral rules …show more content…
The problem is that, this is not the right kind of motive because no outcome to be achieved and it can be unconditionally good. The entire connection between the moral judgment and the moral motivation is identified to be non-contingent (Brink, 1997). Kant on problem of the moral motivation discusses how individual should follow demands of pure reason besides inclinations of contingent nature. The problem of motivation is how someone hopes to achieve something at the end, how beneficial the thing might be but it not purely and unconditional good. Most of the effects are brought through other causes and might not require the will of rational being whereas the highest and unconditional good may be found only in such a will. It makes connection between the moral judgment and the moral motivation to be optional and

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