Why does an ethical person have to face more hardship than the unethical person? What should he do?

Ethics has little to do with suffering. Indigestion to-day is the result of what you ate yesterday. If you are ethical now, you ensure comfort in future, if you face hardship now, it is your past wrong-doing visiting you. Therefore, do not give up being ethical, take care of suffering, separately and as best as you can.

Do cell-phones promote lying?

Yes, they promote lying because they promote oral communication. Now you can fool people 24 hours a day, wherever you are, on a flat rate.And now, a telltale story.I grew up in the 80s, the era of Penthouse and land phones. We always had someone call home from the factory, my dad's job, on Sunday

Does morality, or a sense of right or wrong, have its roots in religion?

Morality emerges naturally. It is at its core a basic self preservation code. Lets say I am alone in the world, you might think I need no morals, but I might decide that suicide is amoral. once there is more people, we have to agree that there are certain

Is Tesla an ethical company?

No. They intentionally mislead you about the mileage range of their cars. They don't tell you unit after the purchase of the car that it is serious mistake to fully charge the car because it will ruin the batteries. They say to always cut the maximum

Do people have morality?

Q. Do people have morals?Short AnswerHuman beings are not blank slate at birth. According to philosophy of Theravada Buddhism, some (or most) people are born good regardless of their good or bad environment or good or bad behaviors of their parents. Some (or a number of) people are born bad regardless of their good or bad environment or

Is it ok to put anything above humans?

I guess this depends on your viewpoint. If one thinks that humans are the highest form of life and the pinnacle of biological development then, no. Some people are misanthropic and may think as I do.  Man is detrimental to himself, all other life forms on

Why do people do moral policing?

Now our nation is a nation of 2nd highest population in the world.  Many of the people are unemployed.  These unemployed have to while away time.  By resorting to moral policing you will keep yourself engaged and secondly, you will gain publicity.  Next step is power - getting

Is Tesla an ethical company?

No. They intentionally mislead you about the mileage range of their cars. They don't tell you unit after the purchase of the car that it is serious mistake to fully charge the car because it will ruin the batteries. They say to always cut the maximum

What would happen if we cloned Hitler?

Would not matter. Hitler have a very abusive father,was not recognized for courage in WW 1,was kicked out of art school,was homeless,lived in Germany after WW 1 which was nearly destroyed by the allies and it considered the reason for WW2. Worse, it was a family fight among

What are the laws that Christians need to follow to behave morally correct?

The Bible says in the book of Romans and Galatians that we are no longer under the law that being the laws of Moses. After Jesus Has come we can now instead of trying to be morally correct, we are told

What is science behind morals?

There is no fixed or hard and fast rule for it.It is determined by Place ( Where ), Situation or Time ( When) and Patra ( To whom ).Killing others has been condemned every where and by every one.But we do reward soilders for killing others.

What is the most logical ethical/moral theory?

It has to be more than the puffery and collateral damage of follow your immediate desires wherever they lead.This looks more like Eric Cartman and Donald Trump than anything logical, ethical, or moral.I think the ethic of love, the ethic of service and

What is the most moral thought?

OK, so let's say I get to the gates of heaven and Idris Elba (dressed as St Paul) is standing there. He lays his wonderful, hazelnut eyes upon me and says:You may remember me from such awesome Audiovisual outings as Pacific Rim and

Do people have morality?

Q. Do people have morals?Short AnswerHuman beings are not blank slate at birth. According to philosophy of Theravada Buddhism, some (or most) people are born good regardless of their good or bad environment or good or bad behaviors of their parents. Some (or a number of) people are born bad regardless of their good or bad environment or

Do you believe that morality is relative?

No, I don't believe morality is relative. I believe morality is an absolute.But what I merely believe--doesn't matter. What somebody else merely believes--doesn't matter.It's only about what I can PROVE. Coldly. Logically. Objectively.SCIENTIFICALLY.The concept of

Morals and Morality: Can I believe in relativism and still believe that God is absolutely true?

Thanks for A2A. I am a strawman in philosophy to be honest, but I will give my own view. First, you have to say what do you mean by God. There are many conceptions of God. Which one do you

Would humans be good cattle?

In the sense of a food source, nah. I'm thinking we reproduce and grow too slowly to make a good meat source. That means it'd be time-consuming to breed "better" traits (higher meat yield, faster growth, more complacent and less violent/likely to resist being exploited) and it wouldn't be an efficient or fast way to

What moral theory do you believe in most and why?

Morality, as it relates to sentient life forms, and the avoidance of all suffering, as much as is reasonably possible, for all life, everywhere, based on reason and evidence, simply because that's the sort of universe we wish to live in. It's

Is it ok to put dreams above humans?

I think the question of placing dreams above humans depends greatly on what you give away to achieve your dreams.When I was younger, I wanted to communicate, I spent years mastering computers and graphics software to do so. By the time I

Is data science ethical?

I don't think the practice is inherently ethical or unethical - but it's the use and consequence of data science that can make the difference.There are a myriad of ethical dilemmas I am encountering now in data science and machine learning, the top issues seem to cluster around:Inferential Identification (ID by inference)Data privacy is all the

Why do people do moral policing?

Now our nation is a nation of 2nd highest population in the world.  Many of the people are unemployed.  These unemployed have to while away time.  By resorting to moral policing you will keep yourself engaged and secondly, you will gain publicity.  Next step is power - getting

Is Tesla an ethical company?

No. They intentionally mislead you about the mileage range of their cars. They don't tell you unit after the purchase of the car that it is serious mistake to fully charge the car because it will ruin the batteries. They say to always cut the maximum

Is it ok to put anything above humans?

I guess this depends on your viewpoint. If one thinks that humans are the highest form of life and the pinnacle of biological development then, no. Some people are misanthropic and may think as I do.  Man is detrimental to himself, all other life forms on

Does one need morals in life?

As long as your actions don't affect another individual in any way, you don't need morals. Remember, nobody else's life is in your hands but yours.

Would the ancient peoples think of us as any more moral than they were?

Not at allllllll.Morality has SERIOUSLY changed since 1000 years ago. Let's examine the changes in 3 sections.Pros -•we don't burn witches (or anyone who we thought was a witch) at the stake anymore.•we don't kill scientists for their discoveries anymore! Score!•war is a lot less brutal than it was during

Is criminal behavior always morally wrong?

You could have commited a crime innocently, that is, without intent to do harm. You moral crime might have been as little as a brief stage of inattention. You are still guilty of the crime, but you did not intend to do

Do cell-phones promote lying?

I personally believe the telephone, in any form, exists for the convenience of the answerer, not the caller. Just because someone calls me does not oblige me to talk to them. And I rarely answer the phone unless I know who's calling, which is easy to do cell phone technology. Their name, and probably

Is adultery always morally wrong?

No, not always. I can construct scenarios where it's not. For example, suppose a spouse is trapped in an abusive marriage. They will suffer severe social stigma if they leave the marriage. Leaving the marriage is not a realistic option, given the balance of costs that

How has ethics evolved throughout the history?

Ethics has not evolved or improved throughout history at a discernible level.While part of this retardation may be attributed to the difficulties in quantifying more abstract levels of thought as compared to technological evolution, the majority of the deficit is probably

How is murder morally wrong?

Murder is defined as

Is divorce always morally wrong?

Absolutely No, as long as the spark in the relationship between the Husband and Wife is lost due to the best reasons they know. Sticking to such a relationship would only pull you down more depressed and separation may help ease the pain slowly atleast.But yes, at times divorce may morally sound wrong, if you

Is 'honest' manipulation morally wrong? Why? Why not?

You mean being passive aggressive, behave in a certain way in a bar to pick up girls?  Well, emotional manipulation is bad behavior at best, abusive at worst. You can dress it up all you like, let's call a spade

Is it morally wrong to hate criminals?

If you believe in the establishment of thought-crimes, maybe-especially if you think hate is morally reprehensible.Of course, others might believe that it is immoral to accept criminals as humans, because someone who can commit such acts is inherently detestable.Personally, I think that to define a thought as immoral is wrongheaded, and I would therefore not call any hatred immoral.

Are ethics a myth?

Why be moral? We do not always have decisive reasons to act impartially or it is not always irrational to do what is morally wrong: A) Consider an agent who would receive great satisfaction from killing another person whom he hates and whom he can kill without cost because the killer will

Was it morally and ethically right for a PM to still hold on to his chair even he is becoming too unpopular and facing the wrath of 1.3 billion Indians?

If you feel that modi is getting unpopular. Then what about ppl who are not known to common man even after sitting in that seat for years.So a person whose popularity is decreasing (as you think) is better than a person unknown.

Is shitposting morally wrong?

it is, but it can be used to trigger or mock someone to get a reaction. i shitpost sometimes since i find it funny on youtube that many people take my comments seriously and find out that my comment gets a

If a moral relativist makes the argument that murder is morally wrong, is he tacitly admitting that there is an objective moral system?

First, a moral relativist would only argue that murder is morally wrong in the context of a specific society or hypothetical. Second, it just so happens that most societies believe that murder is morally wrong. Third, the very definition of "murder" is the unlawful killing of another, and many

Was it morally and ethically right for a PM to still hold on to his chair even he is becoming too unpopular and facing the wrath of 1.3 billion Indians?

If you feel that modi is getting unpopular. Then what about ppl who are not known to common man even after sitting in that seat for years.So a person whose popularity is decreasing (as you think) is better than a person unknown.

Is divorce always morally wrong?

Absolutely No, as long as the spark in the relationship between the Husband and Wife is lost due to the best reasons they know. Sticking to such a relationship would only pull you down more depressed and separation may help ease the pain slowly atleast.But yes, at times divorce may morally sound wrong, if you

Is killing ever justifiable? Why or why not?

I know people are going to disagree, but killing someone, or doing anything for that matter, is as morally justifiable as you want it to be because morality is subjective. If you think it is moral to go on a killing spree, then proceed to rape as many people as you can catch,

Is it wrong to have too many children?

It depends on how you look at it.On one hand there are too many humans on this planet (not exactly too many if they could organize decently). An increasing human population means higher pollution and resource lacking.On the other hand

Are ethics a myth?

Why be moral? We do not always have decisive reasons to act impartially or it is not always irrational to do what is morally wrong: A) Consider an agent who would receive great satisfaction from killing another person whom he hates and whom he can kill without cost because the killer will

Do cell-phones promote lying?

I personally believe the telephone, in any form, exists for the convenience of the answerer, not the caller. Just because someone calls me does not oblige me to talk to them. And I rarely answer the phone unless I know who's calling, which is easy to do cell phone technology. Their name, and probably

How has ethics evolved throughout the history?

Ethics has not evolved or improved throughout history at a discernible level.While part of this retardation may be attributed to the difficulties in quantifying more abstract levels of thought as compared to technological evolution, the majority of the deficit is probably

How is murder morally wrong?

Murder is defined as

Is adultery always morally wrong?

No, not always. I can construct scenarios where it's not. For example, suppose a spouse is trapped in an abusive marriage. They will suffer severe social stigma if they leave the marriage. Leaving the marriage is not a realistic option, given the balance of costs that