Ethics And Morality Analysis

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I would like to think of myself as a “good person”, someone who is simply nice by nature, but I could also be someone who struggles to do the right thing, perhaps even against his/her nature. Or someone we approve of, based on our cultural rules. I try to help anyone that is in need if, I can, always try to the right thing. But, as we already know are human, nobody is perfect. At the beginning of this course that’s what I thought about myself, then after learning all the ethical and moral theories, I found out that what you determine what is morally good for you is morally right, as long as your intentions were good then the deed was morally right, what creates the most happiness with less amount of suffering is morally right, and so many …show more content…
For example, you can think so highly of yourself that if you were to take test and your buddy gave you a cheat sheet with all the answers on it, you would turn it down because you could do by yourself and wouldn’t need any help from anybody. It could also be turned around; you could throw everyone under the bus just to get that promotion at the office. A compassionate personality would be along the lines of a utilitarian ethical following. You would try and help people and find the greatest good outcome with the least amount of bad per-say. I would like to think that there are more of these kinds of people in the world. After reviewing Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development, I feel that I am on the right track for my morals. Yes, they have evolved as I got older but they are pretty much the same, as I got more educated. I can only guess how my morals will develop has I get even older and now that I have learned different moral and ethical theories. I would say that I would think more about what is better for everyone more often than I do and that the reason people may make the choices that they do are because of their up bringing and education …show more content…
I should work on that in future but I do not see myself doing that any time soon. If I were lay dying right now I would tell my loved ones to live life more. My aunt died last year from stomach cancer, she was 65. She worked most of her life at General Electric making pretty good money. She focused more on work than anything else all the way up until retirement. When she finally retired she went in for a check up and found out she had terminal cancer. She worked most of her life to get to that point and that was here reward, to die before she could start enjoying her life. So that would be the message I would give on my deathbed. Go out and enjoy life and to worry about the small

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