Essays Tagged: "morally wrong"

Morals And Psychological Aspects in Jane Eyre

he story.Jane did the right thing in regards to marrying Mr. Rochester because 'what is[considered] morally wrong cannot be psychologically right.' In other words, Jane'smoral values told her what Mr. ...

(1 pages) 58 0 4.0 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Journal Review - Incoherence of the moral "ought", an analysis of a paper by Elizabeth Anscombe entitled, 'Modern Moral Philosophy.'

e's second thesis, which states as follows:The concepts of moral obligation and moral duty (what is morally right and morally wrong, and the moral sense of 'ought,' ought to be jettisoned if this is p ... e, and perhaps can have, no justification.' He also explains that there is no ethical reason, to be morally good when looked upon by society, or to refrain from immoral acts.Finally, in part five, Dun ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.7 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

"Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles

he story Oedipus hassuch a misconception where he thinks he has a good life, but really his life is morallywrong. This contributes to the theme or themes of the playwhen they serve as the defining cli ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Evil from a theologian's point of view

By textbook definition, evil is 'What is morally wrong, what hinders the realization of good' (Webster). If that is evil, then what is good? ... what hinders the realization of good' (Webster). If that is evil, then what is good? It's 'what is morally excellent, virtuous, well behaved, dutiful.' (Webster) Philosophers have argued over what ev ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


first decide if the act is criminal or not. For example, we know that murder, robbery, and rape are morally wrong, but we still must have laws against these acts to try and keep them from occurring. T ...

(4 pages) 236 1 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Critical analysis of the movie Miss Ever's Boys.

iment was going really wrong. Although she did argue for her beliefs that this experiment was going morally wrong, she kept on going with the corrupt experiment. She also became really attached with t ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Human cloning and Immanuel Kant

tes legitimate paths of inquiry and whereto draw the line as to research that strikes many people asmorally wrong. The basic question is: "how does societydetermine what's right?" While, of course, qu ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

animal testing

animal testingBrobeck 1 Using animals for biomedical research is morally right; however, using animals for the testing of cosmetics is morally wrong. "Animals need p ...

(6 pages) 234 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

'expansion' this essay looks at the expansion of the united states during the presedency of james k polk, and his belief in manifest destiny.

enterissue many people argued against it saying it was economically, politically, strategically and morally wrong.First of all, expansion happened during the 1840's no matter what the arguments are, a ... also argued that the imperialistic approach to expansion waswrong on many grounds. They said it was morally wrong. They said it was economically wrong. They saidit was strategically wrong, and politic ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Cultural Relativism: Moral Beliefs A nearly full coverage and great paper on the meaning and the way we play it out in everyday life.

truths, only truths relative to the culture in which you belong to. What one society would consider morally right, another society might consider to be morally wrong, therefore, what is morally right ... ulture these dietary practices would be considered wrong. Eating my nice, juicy steak would be very morally wrong.The example of Hindu culture, (taken from my discussion instructor) is that they are o ...

(3 pages) 224 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

a short essay on why the lottery should remain legal as a response to Michael Sandel's essay, "Bad Bet"

m and bring excitement to their lives.Sandel argues that lotteries are a form of gambling, which is morally wrong. But lotteries are not really a form of gambling if you look at it the right way. Lott ... ke a tax donation, where you may be rewarded. Sander states, "If a lottery is, like prostitution, a morally objectionable business, then why should the state be engaged in it?" What Sander neglects to ...

(3 pages) 74 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Lincoln's use of executive authority during the Civil War "Was Lincoln's use of executive authority during the civil war constitutional?" By: David Aslam

ways justified and, though it can be argued that some of his policies were illegal, they were never morally wrong. His suspension of habeas corpus was, by far, the most controversial but was necessary ... supported the government and the war financially.The emancipation proclamation was both legally and morally justified. Lincoln's use of executive authority in this instance can not be questioned. Thou ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Abortion: Arguments between Pro and Con

". People opposed to abortion strongly believe that abortion takes away the "right to live", and is morally wrong. Though, others for abortion argue that the statement is just a religious belief. Pro- ...

(3 pages) 177 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Divine Command Theory. Are people's moral standards right because God commands them, or does God command them because they are right?

ecause they are right? The Divine Command Theory most simply states that God's commands are what is morally right, and what God forbids is morally wrong. This means that loving one another is right be ... given by God. God commands only things that are good, and he would never command a person to act immorally. God is all-powerful, all knowing, and all loving. God commands these things in order to do ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ethics: Argues points made by Prof. Raymond Angelo Belliotti's essay Sexual Intercourse Between Consenting Adults Is Always Permissible

let us look at the general overview of his argument. He begins by using one of Kant's maxims "it is morally wrong to treat someone merely as a means to his own end", and I think that we can all agree ... g and deception are, other things equal, immoral actions (pp683). Both promise breaking are seen as morally wrong, and the second acknowledgement is backward looking in that by promise-braking-and dec ...

(6 pages) 64 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

"The Great Gatsby". Discusses Nick's "honesty" with God's point of veiw.

good guy, he does not know what true honesty is. Many of his actions prove him to be dishonest and morally wrong.Nick believes that honesty means being a good person, and having nothing to hide. This ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Taming the Shrew and Strretcar.

s a woman around thirty, who was an English teacher, until she was removed from her post due to her morally wrong acts; Blanche is also a very fragile woman. Blanche constantly lies about her age, imp ...

(7 pages) 28 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


erate view. When we speak of abortion certain questions automatically come up they are: Is abortion morally wrong? Where does life begin? Is abortion murder? I'm going to take a look at these question ... e questions, and provide some insight to each of the three views.Pro-Life"Defining all abortions as morally wrong except in the case where the fetus cannot possibly satisfy the requirements of personh ...

(9 pages) 254 4 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


aphy, computer generated or not. Any sex act, picture, or piece of literature involving children is morally wrong.There are many arguments for and against pornography. A person could argue that pornog ... ography is morally right and should not be censored. There are others who think that pornography is morally right, but should be censored. And then there are those people who think that pornography is ...

(2 pages) 86 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


Abortion is the ending of pregnancy before birth and is morally wrong. An abortion results in the death of an embryo or a fetus. Abortion destroys the lives ... re the birth, there is no problem, but if killed a month after birth, this is inhumane murder?It is morally and strategically foolish, because we lose something when we talk about reproductive rights ... still feel it should be legal for the truly desperate. However, most Americans think abortions are morally troubling. A recent study by George Hunt shows that neither age nor gender appears to have a ...

(7 pages) 77 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community