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

Is turning evil really makes life easier?

It might see so and might as well - I've been contemplating this for a while, but to me has every time seemed that it is harder to turn evil than just get on with life as you know it.By turning evil you want to become

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

If teachers have good performance inside the classroom, should they also be held to a higher moral standard outside the classroom?

Uh oh! It looks like you have an axe to grind. Are you in such a position as to make such a judgement? Who will hold the teacher to this higher moral standard? Hypocritical parents?But, I understand. Back in the sixties Frank Sinatra was

Is it immoral for one person to make a billion dollars per year?

It depends on how you make it - legally, morally? Making money is not immoral. Some of the richest men and women in history have been followers of God and blessed by Him. Its whether you worship money and make it through immoral means, not the money itself that matters.

If teachers have good performance inside the classroom, should they also be held to a higher moral standard outside the classroom?

Uh oh! It looks like you have an axe to grind. Are you in such a position as to make such a judgement? Who will hold the teacher to this higher moral standard? Hypocritical parents?But, I understand. Back in the sixties Frank Sinatra was

Why do pilots need checklists to fly planes, but teachers manage classrooms without any?

Checklists cannot be used for the cases the poster asks, at least not objectively.Pilots use checklists because they have a set of objective activities which must be undertaken. For example, preparing a given plane for flight involves executing the same checklist every time. A hundred people can look at the activity performed and the item on the

If teachers have good performance inside the classroom, should they also be held to a higher moral standard outside the classroom?

Uh oh! It looks like you have an axe to grind. Are you in such a position as to make such a judgement? Who will hold the teacher to this higher moral standard? Hypocritical parents?But, I understand. Back in the sixties Frank Sinatra was

Is it immoral for one person to make a billion dollars per year?

It depends on how you make it - legally, morally? Making money is not immoral. Some of the richest men and women in history have been followers of God and blessed by Him. Its whether you worship money and make it through immoral means, not the money itself that matters.

Is it immoral for one person to make a billion dollars per year?

It depends on how you make it - legally, morally? Making money is not immoral. Some of the richest men and women in history have been followers of God and blessed by Him. Its whether you worship money and make it through immoral means, not the money itself that matters.

What are some Unethical psychological hacks to use on a bad person?

Let's say you get into fight with someone let them raise the voice and as soon as they do that say sorry very politely and get out of it .This will make him impatient and will ultimately apologize to you and

Why do pilots need checklists to fly planes, but teachers manage classrooms without any?

Checklists cannot be used for the cases the poster asks, at least not objectively.Pilots use checklists because they have a set of objective activities which must be undertaken. For example, preparing a given plane for flight involves executing the same checklist every time. A hundred people can look at the activity performed and the item on the

Has partisanship eroded the Republican Party's morals?

The party of family values has a Rapist as their party leader, and supports a rapist who is running for the Senate in order to keep the vote. Their denial of morality is complete and unequivocal. Anything they can do to

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

Why do people presume aliens would share our morality?

I was watching a show about marine life the other night, and I was very impressed by the octopus. What a beautifully evolved animal, and of such startling intelligence. I thought to myself, if there are intelligent species elsewhere in the galaxy, there's a darn good chance they look like this guy.There's no reason at all to

What happens to the evil people?

Jesus speaking:John 5:24-30 KJV24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.25 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour

Would good people be bored if evil people did nothing? Is evil in fact required?

I spend about 23 hours and 59 minutes a day doing things other than those described, personally (the remaining minute is spent signing e-petitions, my sole moral contribution in life thus far. That's not something I do every day, either).Doctors wouldn't

Are there evil people?

I don't believe in good or evil.There are merely karmic instruments.Some violate our perceptions of what that means, or our own personal identity through their violence, which is always regrettable; and yet remains karmic in nature.The problem of evil isn't really a problem when you see it from a larger perspective than a selfish one.If I'm overly

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

Why do some people believe the Democrats are evil?

Unlike the folks at the mirror question: Why do some people believe Republicans are evil? I actually don't believe that the partisans operating from the Left are Evil.  Misguided, sure. Lost their way? doubly so.  Evil? No.1) Democrats are misguided when they excuse their

Do you believe that true evil exists?

When truly evil people exists, they seem unaware of their own nature.The people I've seen who everyone deemed evil, did not see themselves as evil. They usually have a unique mind, which does not inherently follow the same rules as

Why do people willingly do evil when they are well aware that it is evil?

I had a conversation with my grandmother about this topic that I found very enlightening. She was questioning if anyone who owned slaves could possibly be forgiven after their death for what they had done during life.Now, I am not a devout Christian, but she was

Do evil people exist in the world or are there just people who do evil things?

It depends on your perception. I think that evil people do exist, and that these people have bad intentions. They wish to harm others. Good people can do bad things but they don't intend to hurt anyone, and when they do they feel guilty. Evil people don't have empathy and they don't feel

Why does morality offend people?

Oh my gosh, I can finally use an anime quote.People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true... that is how they define reality. But what does it mean to be correct or true? Merely vague concepts... their reality may all be an illusionIs there really a thing objectively described as right 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

What moral theory in adolescence do you believe in the most, and why?

The moral belief that pretty much underlies everything, and when applied by all would make for a far better world, not just for humans, but the all, that's the Golden Rule; "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you". At first glance one might think it religious , but it's really commonsense. I must

Do evil people ever consider themselves to be fundamentally evil?

Hannah Arendt wrote a book about Adolph Eichmann and the banality of evil. This and many other examples point to the incremental drift of seemingly normally ethical people into a world of pure evil.I've met people who have committed heinous crimes and with the exception of one true psychopath none could demonstrate an

If you're on an abandoned island with your best friend and you're going to starve to death, would you eat them and why/why not?

depends on how abandoned and what the outcome is. I value his brain more (alive) than dead. If we're actively trying to think of a solution to get off the island , then two heads are better than one and we both need to think.If we're in a no-win situation when we just have

Are there any other criteria you believe would be important to evaluating a moral theory? What are they?

I can tell you the criteria I would use to evaluate or evolve a moral theory. I am unsure what you mean by

Do you agree with the theory that morality is a matter of personal likes and dislike?

Personal within the individual, public within a collective. And what matters for you may not ever matter for another, so what matters within a group may not reflect what matters for another group.So we glue to morality that matters the most for us, which can be simply translated as a question

Can science account for the moral evil in this world?

Quite simply.Morality is something that evolves in civilization. Before that, you have loose evolutionary faux-pas.Morality, as humans currently have it, with our still evolving moral capacity, has it that pain and death are evil things to cause to others.Survival is all pain and death, the slow process of evolution requiring

How long can we live without morality?

Morality is an ever-changing transient and generational value of human definition and invention, whether of a large population or that human hermit surviving alone on a deserted island. It is that perceived value that best provides for the survival of

What would happened if the human race decided to abandon all moral constructs and ideologies?

Thousands of years ago human live without moral and have no ideology but they live. what mean they live only for food and sex. Supposed to be all behave barbaric but limit is limit.Its Return of austrelopithicus.

Can evil exist without humans?

Evil existed without man, as even the angels fell from grace apart from man. Evil exist in the same way that a shadow exists by virtue of a light source, and is the interruption of light; evil is the absence of good. It can be

What makes politicians bad people?

Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.I'd say its human nature, for the vast majority of humanity aren't saints either, but are simply denied the opportunity. Very few of us may accept a hundred/thousand bucks as a bribe, but how many will turn down a million (in reality)?

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 capitalism inherently evil?

People are inherently evil, Capitalism only helps put the D into the EVIL.....

Can a moral law be illegal?

Depends what you mean by a

Why do we humans let evil people be successful?

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.Read more at: Edmund Burke Quotes

Would good people be bored if evil people did nothing? Is evil in fact required?

I spend about 23 hours and 59 minutes a day doing things other than those described, personally (the remaining minute is spent signing e-petitions, my sole moral contribution in life thus far. That's not something I do every day, either).Doctors wouldn't

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 does science have to say about good and evil?

There's good science which is going about objectively proving or disproving a theorem with the correct process and then there's bad science which does not adhere to the correct process, thus tainting the results. Moral judgments that define good or evil fall into a different category and are more subjective in nature. That is

Why do people believe religions are the source of morals?

Because many religions specifically teach that their own beliefs or their own god or gods are the sources of morals, or in some cases, they will argue they even have monopolies on morality.There are occasional traditions of