• Yes

  • No

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50% 12 votes
  • We as humans don't differ on what morality is. We differ on the application of it.

  • If ethics is subjective and based strictly on the social norms of a particular group, then logically speaking there should be nothing to stop people from separating and creating their own equally valuable and subjective social norms and ethics. When this thought experiment is taken to the extreme, different equally valuable and subjective ethical codes may exist but still be in contradiction with one another, hence, all the ethical codes negate one another. Thus ethical subjectivism is ethical nihilism.

  • Yes. It's how people learn their own mistakes from their surroundings. The environment they born into. An objective becomes as a subjective. It's called learning.

  • I have yet to find a single objective source of morality. Morality is subjective by nature.

  • morality is inherintly perception

  • Of course not because the way morality is usually developed is through standards set by society and our cultures passed onto us by our parents or guardians and within each culture and/or society there is a difference in the standards set.

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reece says2015-07-22T16:36:13.6382828-05:00
There is subjective morality e.g. I like the taste of cookies and cream ice cream, so there for it's morally just to eat cookies and cream rather than ice creams i don't like. And then there is objective morality e.g. My girlfriend doesn't want me to eat ice cream, she wants me to go on a diet.
reece says2015-07-22T16:37:45.2547485-05:00
@58539672 Objective morality is a another prospective.
58539672 says2015-07-22T18:54:48.3289719-05:00
Objective Morality- "the idea that a certain system of ethics or set of moral judgments is not just true according to a person's subjective opinion, but factually true". I have yet to find any set of morals or ethics that everyone can agree is factually true.
reece says2015-07-23T03:36:32.2748239-05:00
@58539672 What? Not everyone needs to agree. Objective morality just needs to at least be between two people. (i'll keep it simple) it is moral that you and your friends keep eating instead of starving to death if you guys wanted to stay alive?
reece says2015-07-23T03:37:22.9759070-05:00
mwedwards says2015-07-23T07:57:20.4744046-05:00
@reece: I think objective morality can only exist if everyone agrees. Otherwise it is subjective morality. To take your example, if some people thinks that it is good for them to starve themselves to death and henceforth moral, then that contradicts with the example of where it is moral to eat food to avoid starvation. It is their preference that determines it.
reece says2015-07-23T08:48:15.6476788-05:00
@mwedwards People can share the same preference and use evidence to point to their desire. That only requires two people. Also two apposing groups with their own desires can be considered two objective moralities. I think you guys are confusing objectivity with absolutes. Objective morality or morality in general requires thought. Absolute morality is like saying there are universal principles for the value of things.
mwedwards says2015-07-23T09:14:40.9472467-05:00
@reece: "I think you guys are confusing objectivity with absolutes." No, if morality is objective, then it has to be universal for everyone. Objective means that it is not influenced by an individual person's thoughts or feelings, that means that it would have to apply to everyone to be considered objective. "Also two apposing groups with their own desires can be considered two objective moralities." No, this is subjective morality. If two or more groups or individuals think differently on what should or should not be considered moral, then it is subjective.
reece says2015-07-23T10:58:32.8697924-05:00
@mwedwards No, objectivity means that it is not influenced by an individual person's thoughts or feelings IN considering and representing facts. For instance Scientists desire for their hypothesize to be correct, their objective when they use the scientific method with colleagues, etc. You can apply this to Scientific teams. This would fit into objective morality, would it not? Just to get it straight, morality is what you (or others with the same idea) think is right, correct?
reece says2015-07-23T11:03:01.8253848-05:00
...What you (or/and others...*

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