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“What is legal is not always moral” in my own understanding implies that the laws that constitute acertain country does not necessarily align with morality as laws create order but do not bear a definitestandard of what is right or wrong. It lays out a narrative that there are cases or situations where an actdoes not violate any laws of the state but is deemed problematic and even inhumane in the eyes ofmany. Taking the passers-by previously mentioned in the lesson as an example, their negligence afterwitnessing a child getting run over by vehicles were not regarded punishable by the laws governing theirland so they were not held accountable of the child’s life until the end. However, it is imperative toassume that their negligence and apathy may have been one of the underlying reasons why the child losthis life but because the laws do not identify anything of the like as violations, it was not consideredillegal, although a good deal of people agree that they were not being ethical.If, for some reason, congress makes killing another human being legal, regardless of reasons for doing so,would it make the act of senseless killing immune from moral criticism? Explain your answer.And, would you kill, in the absence of a legal prohibition against the act?If congress makes killing another human being legal regardless of reasons for doing so, the act ofsenseless killing would definitely not be immune from moral criticism. Over the years, the world hasestablished order and systems which condemn any forms of killing. By doing so,peace and progressionpersisted across nations. If killing were to be made legal again, the general public - especially those in thereligious sector, would undoubtedly oppose and question the legal system. It would not be immune tomoral criticism just because it does not violate the law. Discussion on the legalization of killing should

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