Essays Tagged: "moral views"

Censorship, Freedom or Suppression?

all censorship is completely unnecessary and should be found unconstitutional. It is the countless moral views that bring no right answer for what should and should not be censored. I know that the g ... ghts. This alone should mean that their should be no government intervention on a code of ethics or morality. This should mean that we as citizens should be allowed complete freedom of our own choices ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

y want to, rather than have someone dictate what is right for them. Consumer demand rather than the moral views of politicians should determine the research and application of biotechnology.Disease ha ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should morality be included as an essential part of law? At what point to do we draw the line between what is legally morally acceptable and what is not?

Should morality be included as an essential part of law? At what point to do we draw the line between what ... t what point to do we draw the line between what is legally morally acceptable and what is not? The moral views of a society should be incorporated into the laws of society to a degree that represents ... represents the best interest of the people. It is far fetched to say that we should remove entirely moral views from our legal system, while on the other side of the spectrum it wouldn't seem right to ...

(3 pages) 127 2 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Cultural Relativism: Is truth defined by our culture or our culture by truth?

wn enculturation" (26). This is the basic premise of cultural relativism, that beliefs, values, and morals are all based on one's culture. Therefore, since morality is based on society and different s ... s based on society and different societies have different views of right and wrong, there can be no moral absolutes. Since there are no absolutes, under this view of cultural relativism all moral view ...

(6 pages) 323 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Antigone: Beliefs, Opinions, and Moral Views. This essay is about the moral dilemmas between Antigone and Creon.

Antigone and Creon, from "Antigone" by Sophocles, encounter a philosophical war based on their moral views. A conflict arose when the principles that backed up their actions disagreed with each o ... osed to the "I am king" approach Creon chose to follow. The variation in the beliefs, opinions, and moral views of Antigone and Creon were constantly disputed through out the play. Antigone fel ...

(3 pages) 132 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Huck Finn- Relationship between Huck and Jim

s more mature and civilized while living on the river. Huck's life on the river seems to change his moral views of Jim as not a slave but a person, and companion on their journey.When the novel first ... nds up for himself one time which is the climaxing point of Huck and Jim's relationship, and Huck's moral views of Jim. Huck refers to Jim as smart for a black person. "Well, he was right, he was most ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

What Integrity Means.

Integrity in the dictionary is defined as the quality or state of being of sound moral principle; uprightness, honesty, and sincerity. So as an example you could say- He expects to ... d words in the world. It is also the most puzzling. For example, at times people distinguish acting morally from acting with integrity. Persons of integrity might act immorally--even though they proba ... integrity might act immorally--even though they probably wouldn't usually think they were acting immorally. So someone might acknowledge a person to have integrity even though that person might have ...

(1 pages) 98 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


or timing, economic hardship, single parenthood and inconvenience. Abortion is a sign of the modern moral decay that is destroying family life and society. People have different moral views about what ... recorded history. Up to the nineteenth century, abortion was legal and not regarded by society as a moral problem. Teenagers have the highest abortion ratio; 43 percent of their pregnancies end in abo ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Scarlet Letter

he forbidden fruit, and since then humanity has been born into this sin. As everybody grows up they morally choose what is right and wrong to them as a person. For example, some people may view someth ... that view that same action as just and the right thing to do. Unfortunately, people will take their moral views to the extremes. Some people take it to the point where they refuse to believe in a thin ...

(2 pages) 690 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne


ld become biased against the defendant. The clergy are ineligible because it is believed that their moral views might conflict with the facts. People with mental ill health obviously cannot make sound ... and imbeciles would be able to inflict their personal opinions on the verdict.Perverse verdicts are morally but not legally correct. This is where the jury will give legally the wrong verdict where th ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Cultural Relativism: Should Society and Sociologist Strive for Cultural Relativism?

ivism, as it has been called, challenges our ordinary belief in the objectivity and universality of moral truth. There is no such thing as universal truth in ethics: there are only the various cultura ... their own way of looking at and dealing with certain situations. Different societies have different moral codes.Cultural Relativism in actual practiceCultural Relativists argue that it is the cultural ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Abortion. Should it be Legal or Not?

the reasons why abortion is such a hot topic is because it is not just an issue over money but over moral views. The government should not be in control of a woman's reproductive system. It is a woman ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies