The main point at issue has to do with the nature of the principles of morality

The main point at issue has to do with the nature of the principles of morality

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The main point at issue has to do with the nature of the principles of morality. Are they static or  dynamic? Do they remain the same for all people and for all time, or do they change along with the  customs and environmental conditions of the people who are affected by them? Are they derived  from some permanent and supreme source which never changes, or are they derived from the  changing and transitory facts of human experience? Are moral principles based on reason or on  feelings? Is the basis for morality to be found in some metaphysical conception of the universe, or is  it derived solely from the particular facts of experience? These are the questions which moralists of  all ages have tried to answer, and anyone who is familiar with contemporary literature on morals  knows that the present time is no exception.
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