Is right and wrong, aka morality, subjective or objective?

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Define subjective as "dependant on the times/people group/commonly accepted norm" and objective as "set in stone, unchangable, permanently determined." Also, for the sake of this poll, morality will be defined as "what a human should and should not do."

Poll closed on 11/3/2015 at 12:00PM.
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Morality is Subjective

Morality can change dependant on the times, where you are in the world, and what is popular at the current time.
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Morality is Objective

There is an unchanging standard that mankind attempts to conform to that is permanently and perpetually existent.
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Certain morals are subjective, others are objective

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Morality does not exist.

Nihilism is a philosophical doctrine that suggests the negation of one or more reputedly meaningful aspects of life. The Greek philosopher and Sophist, Gorgias, is perhaps the first to consider the Nihilistic belief. Most commonly, nihilism is prese... nted in the form of existential nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value. Moral nihilists assert that morality does not inherently exist, and that any established moral values are abstractly contrived. Nihilism can also take epistemological or ontological/metaphysical forms, meaning respectively that, in some aspect, knowledge is not possible, or that reality does not actually exist.The term is sometimes used in association with anomie to explain the general mood of despair at a perceived pointlessness of existence that one may develop upon realising there are no necessary norms, rules, or laws. Movements such as Futurism and deconstruction, among others, have been identified by commentators as "nihilistic" at various times in various contexts   more
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pakicetus says2015-10-22T20:04:33.2417676Z
Refer to the is-ought problem - you cannot obtain an objective "should" from an objective "is".

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