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Ethics and Eternal Ethics

Some believe that ethics is "saying and doing what is right - at the time." Some believe in "eternal ethics" - which holds that regardless of time and place, conduct and behavior is either ethical or unethical. What do you think? Which do you agree with?

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The field of ethics, also called moral philosophy, involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behaviour. Eternal ethics are those ethics that are being preached by our bibles, churches and religions other than Christianity - which holds that regardless of time and place, conduct and behaviour is either ethical or unethical. I believe that both types of ethics are closely linked together. I further believe that ...

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This solution provides answers to the following questions: Some believe that ethics is "saying and doing what is right - at the time." Some believe in "eternal ethics" - which holds that regardless of time and place, conduct and behavior is either ethical or unethical. What do you think? Which do you agree with?

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