Tom Regan And Tom Regan's Theory Of Morality

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Tom Regan discusses four different ways for how not to answer moral questions and he argues that none of the ways that he discusses is an appropriate way of doing so. While Mary Midgley argues that moral reasoning requires the possibility of judging the customs of other cultures. Tom Regan and Mary Midgley both discusses the importance of morality and the different ways one can or can’t answer moral questions. On page 384, Regan identifies some ways on how not to answer moral questions, such as, not to answer in a matter of personal preference, in a matter of what one believes, in a matter of statistics, and lastly in a matter of moral authority. One of the ways that Regan identifies, talks about how morality is not a matter of personal preference. …show more content…
My personal experience had to do if it’s unfair to move into better open seats at a concert, the concert that I went to was a little crowded and there were open seats that were closer and with a better viewing position. There was no harm in seeing if my friend and I could move to those seats but there was the possibility of taking someone’s seat. My preference of course was to be closer to the stage and can have a better view, however, it was morally wrong to doing so because we had paid a certain amount of money for the seats that we had, and the seats that were open they were more expensive due to the close distance from the stage. A different personal experience that can be tied to Midgley’s argument is that I have experienced two different cultures, Mexican culture, and American culture. Midgley talks about how cultures must judge their own for them to be able to judge others and for us to be able to respect it, in my experience I had to identify the differences of both to be able to understand them. The difference between American and Mexican culture can vary on language, people, food, work, and family. For example, when it comes to work and family, in Mexico family is usually placed ahead of profession. I personally grew up and was raised with a lot of paternal care, and was taught to put family first. In the other hand, American culture, work is placed before family. Children are raised in an independent matter or are determined to raise themselves. The reason behind the decision if family or work goes first is based on the background of the culture, one was more focused on being content with what they have while the other felt like something was

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