But standards of behavior in society can deviate from

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Unformatted text preview: ny society, most people accept standards that are, in fact, ethical. But standards of behavior in society can deviate from what But is ethical. An entire society can become ethically corrupt. Nazi Germany(1933-1945) is a good example of a morally corrupt society. Newman and Erber (2002) wrote, "The Nazis have become one of the most widely recognized images of modern evil. images Moreover, if being ethical were doing "whatever society Moreover, accepts," then to find out what is ethical, one would have to find out what society accepts. To decide what I should think about abortion, for example, To I would have to take a survey of Kazakh society and then 9 conform my beliefs to whatever society accepts. conform What is Ethics? But no one ever tries to decide an ethical issue by But doing a survey. Further, the lack of social consensus on many issues makes it impossible to equate ethics with whatever society accepts. Some people accept abortion but many others do not. Some If being ethical were doing whatever society accepts, o...
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