Essays Tagged: "moral standards"

Morality and the Human Genome Project

Basic paper for use in Human Reproduction classes Very interesting angleMorality and the Human Genome ProjectDoes the Human Genome Project affect the moral standards of soc ... ct the moral standards of society?Can the information produced by it become a beneficial asset or a moral evil?For example, in a genetic race or class distinction the use of the X chromosomemarkers ca ... social class, or evenwho gets preferential treatment. Can the outcome of this information effect themoral standards of a society?The answers to the above and many other questions are relative to theis ...

(5 pages) 294 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Hamlet Psychology Report

nvinced that he was '...not in madness, but mad in craft.' I also believe that he was a man of high moral standards, in fact higher than most of the people in Denmark at that time.Hamlet was bombarded ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Apr/1995

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

A Study on Religion - Does religious involvement have any impact on how people act?

ple act? I wanted to find out if how involved a person was in their religion hadany effect on their moral standards, behavior, or grades in school. I felt that theirmight be a pattern formed with invo ... s going into this paper was: Those peoplewho are involve in their religion, on average, have higher moral standards, betterbehavior, and do better in school than those who are not as involved in their ...

(4 pages) 257 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Christocentric Panthiesm? Aquinas and Epictetus: Discussions on the Nature of God

A true interpretation of ethics and morality can only be obtained through the understanding of God and divine providence. Without a corr ... being or higher authority. This acceptance of a higher authority then mandates the establishment of moral standards. These standards are the basis for all ethical theory, which is a universal standard ... ility of the will to define those laws.There are two primary schools of thought capable of defining moral standards in the context of divine authority. The first is a pantheistic view of ethics espous ...

(6 pages) 91 0 3.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Marketing Ethics

e focusing their attention on. Ethics provide the basis for deciding whether a particular action is morally good or morally bad (Britt 553). But, each individual develops different opinions, moral sta ... ay marketing activities. Such marketing activities that require marketing managers to utilize their moral values ethically are advertising, packaging and labeling, and global marketing.'Advertising is ...

(3 pages) 443 0 4.7 Oct/1995

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ethical Procedures and Guidelines Defining Pschycological Research

research is often a very controversial subject among experts. Many people feel that there are many moral standards that are often not followed. Others may believe that there is much harmful misinform ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A character analysis of Reverend Hale in "The Crucible."

iller's, The Crucible, when characters are faced with adversity, they are forced to show their true morals and beliefs. The character of Reverend Hale fights a battle between what ideasl have been eng ... he end his soul prevails and finds him completely changed. Because he is a character with such high moral standards regarding everything he does, he sees the flaws and falsities of the witch trials an ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about every aspect of the life of a knight in the middle ages. It goes into detail about training, weapons, and clohting. The paper is five pages including a works cited.

e Ages were a time of frequent war and brittle peace, grand spectacles and devastating plague, high moral standards and bitter persecution. It was a time of the brightest hope and the darkest despair. ...

(5 pages) 107 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

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

lie in to what extent each believes that God has control over what is right and wrong. Are people's moral standards right because God commands them, or does God command them because they are right? Th ... 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 ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How Long Will We Fight a Losing Battle? About Marijauna Decriminalization.

laws were created may simply have had a lot to do with a lack of information at the time, different moral standards, or beliefs. Times do change, as do people and their opinions. This could be due to ...

(9 pages) 112 0 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Family values, present trends in changing family values.

Family valuesIn the past decade there has been a drastic down turn in the ethical and moral standards in the western world, especially in America. There is a vicious attack on the fundam ... t differentiate between right and wrong or good and bad conduct. The basic tool used to destroy the moral standards in our society is to tactfully change the basic concept of wrong or bad and alter it ... ital active role to play in helping the child to grow in the right direction. The basic ethical and moral principles you believe in should be constantly discussed, shared and taught in family and scho ...

(3 pages) 365 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The Civilized Society (utopia)

The moral standards of a civilized society are based on the collective beliefs of the people who constit ... s life. Life is considered to precious to lose from any means. Killing by negligence is viewed as immoral as well, deeming punishment in the form of prison time sometimes, even while the intent is not ... ing anything should make an informed decision as to the best choice. In this society, the universal morality of not killing someone is not commonly associated with SUVs. However, there is a significan ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Human Genome Project....what is it, and what can it do?

te control of human disease, aging, and death.? ?Thomas LeeDoes the Human Genome Project affect the moral standards of society? Can the information produced by it become a beneficial asset or a moral ... ginates and comparing it with the data of a normal or healthy gene. But does the project affect the moral standards of society? Can the information produced by it become a beneficial asset or a moral ...

(6 pages) 103 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Crucible Essay, An analysis of the major characters- The insight of the characters.

rried, he has a hidden affair with a women named Abigail Williams. Elizabeth, John's wife, has high moral standards, you could say she's virtuous -but can be cold sometimes. Hale is a committed Christ ... n. Elizabeth can also be cold and demanding. Her insight into John is that she questions if he is a moral man or not because of his affair. She knows that he is a good man, but good and moral are two ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Socratic Definitions

e kind of question that revolutionized philosophy: "What is it?"2. Usually raised about significant moral or aesthetic qualities (e.g., justice, courage, wisdom, temperance, beauty).3. Such questions ... alse.II. The Importance of Socratic DefinitionsA. They are objective.1. Socrates was opposed to the moral relativism of the Sophists.2. He believed that there were objective moral standards; that they ...

(8 pages) 96 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Victorian Age.

period in British history during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century; her character and moral standards restored the prestige of the British monarchy. This era brought about great changes ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Media Ethics Definition

Webster's New World Pocket Dictionary defines ethics as "moral standards" and as a "system of morals." Webster's then defines moral as, "of or dealing with r ... " Webster's then defines moral as, "of or dealing with right or wrong." Similarly, media ethics are moral standards that are applied to the media. An example of this is the Society of Professional Jou ... that they vary from organization to organization. In Webster's definition of ethics as a "system of morals," it is important to recognize that the definition of morals can vary greatly form one person ...

(6 pages) 155 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A Brief Biography of Maximilien Robespierre and His Influence on the Novel "A Tale of Two Cities"

epublic of Virtue based on ideas of the Enlightenment, in which all French citizens would have high moral standards and be dedicated patriots to the Revolutionary Republic. Those who did not accept hi ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Same sex unions within the Episcopal Church

Same-Sex Measures within the Episcopal ChurchThe bible is one of the oldest moral standards for our civilizations. Yet, the bible's interpretation through its translations has ... debate for centuries. Recent events within the Episcopal Church have once again created the stir of moral standards. After three decades of discerning, dialoguing, and debating, the Episcopal Church i ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What is manhood according to the character in Macbeth?

orth by individuals throughout the known eons. There exist two standards by which manhood is judge: moral standards and physical appearance. However, betwixt these genres is an innumerable magnitude o ... o turn towards her husband for help. However, upon arrival of the dreaded task of murder, Macbeth's morals begin to show themselves. To abolish his rebellious thoughts Lady Macbeth employs the aid of ...

(4 pages) 45 1 5.0 May/2004

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