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Unformatted text preview: Natalie Cook Ms. Hribar Ethics XII 27 October 2007 Comparative Analysis Paper Two comparable ethical thinkers are M. Scott Peck and Brooke Medicine Eagle, who both explore the importance of the self in their ethical thinking. M. Scott Peck and Brook Medicine Eagle do not regard ethics or morality as a matter of the Church, or of any structured religious institution, or as a matter of proper adhesion to government law. M. Scott Peck speaks of the constant necessity to challenge oneself, to be aware of the constant changes of one’s life, and that morality can be achieved by critical reflection and self discipline. Brook Medicine Eagle speaks of the importance of expanding one’s attention span and being aware of the environment and nature around oneself. Like, M. Scott Peck, Brook Medicine Eagle does not relate morality or spirituality to a formal religion, nor does she view God as a power beyond human comprehension. What the points of M. Scott Peck and those of Brook Medicine Eagle have in common is the power of oneself and the importance of oneself in finding truth , reality, and spirituality. Peck speaks of truth as reality which can be structured as a map. Peck explains Peck speaks of truth as reality which can be structured as a map....
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