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Ellen Feig

Professor, Bergen Community College

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Based upon a discussion we are having in the Idea area, I wonder - how do you define morality and why? Where does your definition come from?

I have been working on curriculum for college students that incorporates literature and the notion of being a moral, ethical person; it is clear that I need to step back and first come up with a clearer definition of morality or ethics.

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    Jan 26 2013: Morality is a cultural agreement of what is moral or not.

    Ethics is best defined as survival. Survival is not a yes or no, there are infinite degrees of survival, as it is survival of all life.

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