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Teaching Ethics

Do you think ethics can be taught? Explain your answer, making sure to substantiate your reasoning.
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Do you think ethics can be taught? Explain your answer, making sure to substantiate your reasoning.
please provide references

Ethics can be taught and is taught by every family or person in authority. Cultures are founded and maintained on the supposition that ethics can and should be taught. Every culture and civilization teaches its young what things, behaviors and values are non-negotiable. These ethical standards can be based on tradition, religious texts, imposed from the outside through military might, or imported voluntarily from a neighboring civilization.

The Spartans of ancient Greece valued stoicism, bravery, military ability and valor. They made ethical decisions based on these values. The treatment endured by young Spartan boys would be condemned as child abuse or neglect in American society today, however it was revered by the Spartans. The charge by Spartan wives and mothers to their ...

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This post examines whether ethics can be taught or if it is somehow innate. Over 550 words of original text along with links to sources for additional research.

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