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Unformatted text preview: Moral Character Viewpoints By Sheryl Anikienko Axia College PHI/105 Many in my cluster agreed that a person who smokes does not always have a bad moral character; it just means that they fell into a bad habit. Sometimes bad habits can be brought on by the environment for which one surrounds them by. It is said that a person with bad habits may not always be a person with bad moral character, whereas a person with bad moral character is more likely to have bad habits. Now, as for what we disagreed upon, I would have to say it was that a person who was a habitual liar is a person who has bad moral character. In fact a person who lies is usually doing it to protect themselves or someone from social judgments. Did this get better grades disagreement follow traditional or modern ethical thinking? I would have to say that this is following modern ethical thinking because in the traditional or olden days, lying is known to be a sign of bad moral character. In modern times it seems as traditional or olden days, lying is known to be a sign of bad moral character....
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course PHYCOLOGY 105 taught by Professor Julia during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11