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Hong-Min Yoon

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Is there an exact, definite criteria or standard on ethics?

Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill and many other philosophers have spent their lifetimes trying to find ways to find the absolute answer to this question; "Is that right to do?" However, no one could come up with a perfect idea that everybody can agree to. I'm sure that our society can be improved if we find such answer, but does it even exist? Taking one step further, does ethics exist or is it something that human beings made in order to reform the society? (After all, I am just a curious 8th grader)

Topics: ethics philosophy
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  • Aug 18 2012: The big concern is what we support vs what they support.

    Are there disagreements? If there are, do we allow 'our' ethics to hold them in contempt. If it does, then we fail the very thing we try to define - ETHICS.

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