Category: Morality

morality

Morality is the matter of right and wrong, good and evil. When I discuss morality I am talking about the righteousness of any particular act and what it actually means to be morally right or morally wrong.

I tend to be talking about this on a philosophical basis – thinking about and discussing what morality really means and how we can define morality rather than talking about any particular act and whether or not it is morally right or wrong in itself.

moral relativism

The Relativity of Morality

I made a post recently about how we can define morality. In the post I was discussing the idea that morality is different depending on the person, the situation and what information that person has available to them, as well as what that person honestly thinks is right or just. Today I was thinking again…

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defining morality

Defining Morality

What is morality? This is something that I often think about – what really makes up right and wrong? Is it just something that we have made up ourselves, as humans – what we would normally class as ethics – or is it something that exists independently of humans, something intrinsic? If you speak to…

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