Unit 8 reflection paper critical thinking

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Running Head: Ethics VS Beliefs 1 ETHICS VS BELIEFS Columbia Southern University Brittney Burris 12/29/15
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2 It is easy to misunderstand or confuse what the difference between what one believes compared to the principles of ethics that one may compare to their life. There seems to be a very big difference between theological beliefs and ethical beliefs. Theological beliefs would be a person that is taught the ways of one thing or many, whereas ethical beliefs would be the ways in which a person is honest or how they may respect a certain subject. There is a “Universal Declaration of Human Rights that was conceived as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations” (Paul & Elder, 2012 pp 352). Some people feel like it is ok to force their beliefs on others, while there are some people that support people believing in what they choose to believe in. Not everyone is strong enough to stand against what they believe even if it may be ethically wrong. Both are ways of the world in which we as humans cannot control, but they are ways that people in the world are raised to believe daily. As an American citizen of the United States, one grew up believing that this is the “land of the free”. They may have been taught that as long as you are a part of this country, then the only thing you have to do is work and be proud of your freedom, that the people before them fought for. It may also be easily believed that this is the country that offers its citizens endless
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  • Spring '14
  • Ethics , theological beliefs, El Amin

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