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1 Morals and Ethics in Society: Module 2 Business Law and Ethics: Module 2 Velasco, Rocky Rasmussen College Author Note This paper is being submitted on October 10, 2017, for Professor Gordner’s Business Law and Ethics course
2 Morals and Ethics in Society: Module 2 Morals and Ethics in Society: What are Morals? What constitutes as being ethical or having ethics? What’s the difference between morals and ethics? Many of us have these same questions and in this section we will discover what it means when people talk about morals and ethics. We will discuss what the major distinctions between the two are and explore then move on to explore some of their similarities. Morals: The definition of Morals are, “a lesson, especially one concerning what is right or prudent, that can be derived from a story, a piece of information, or an experience. It is also a person's standards of behavior or beliefs concerning, what is and is not acceptable for them to do” (Google Dictionary 10/10/17). Morals or moral values come from either oneself or the religion in which that person follows. “Most religions have built-in lists of do’s and don’ts, a set of codes by which its adherents should live. Individuals who are followers of a particular religion will generally make a show of following that religion’s behavioral code. It is interesting to note

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