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Unformatted text preview: things : the individual, the circumstances, and the individual’s intent . I feel strongly that an individual who does something they know is wrong but shows no conscience or remorse towards the action is morally corrupt; while an individual that does something they know is wrong but has reasons for doing so and feels regret is not morally corrupt. To me, this is the difference between making bad choices and having bad morals. For every example of bad morality, there are small changes you can make to the situation to turn it into a bad choice driven by circumstances. I think the classmates that opposed my view on moral character may be thinking in a traditional way, because viewpoints that seem a bit rigid and black-and-white tend to follow traditional standards. On the other hand, my ideas display modern ethical thinking, because my ideas come from thinking a bit more “outside the box”....
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- Fall '09
- Ethics , moral character