07 - Moral Rights 19/02/2007 10:09:00 *Professor from...

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Moral Rights 19/02/2007 10:09:00 ***Professor from Harvard will be speaking about his book about happiness. Recommended for class!!! See DTH for details. Lying is wrong because it’s failing to respect people. People have a right to know the truth, or at least not be misled about the truth. Suppose you wanted to convince someone that you are smart. Which would you prefer? The person believes you are smart, but you believe she thinks you are stupid or… The person think you are stupid, but you believe she thinks you are smart. Respecting each other is a FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT in how we treat each other. Rights: A Most Misunderstood Concept Moral Rights are… Not merely strongly held ethical views Correlated with duties. o All rights, negative or positive, are correlated with duties. Ex. You have a moral right to have healthcare. Someone has the duty to get you that healthcare. Not identical to legal rights
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07 - Moral Rights 19/02/2007 10:09:00 *Professor from...

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