Reaction Paper About Morality

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What would you do if you found a wallet containing Php 20,000? Would you bring it to the lost and found or will you take the wallet and bring it home? Your answer would speak about morality because we are thinking on what should be the right thing to do. To simplify things, morality is the human actions which defines our doings on what is right and what is wrong about our thoughts and actions, and what is good and bad about ourselves. There are many definitions on being good. For example, being good can mean as our personal gain while others can define good as we should do good for the betterment of all. But still morality is based on our own understanding and it is based on our own perspectives. How is morality different from ethics? I will…show more content…
As what I’ve described the morality it based on your own principle on what is good and what is bad. Morality is subjective because it should be based on what we think is right. For example, a person killed another person. We can see that what he done was wrong but what if the reason why he killed that person is because that person was stealing from him and was about to stab him but he used self defense which was the reason for the stealer’s death. The point here is why should morality be objective if what you’ve done was to protect yourself from harm. So morality should not be totally universal but…show more content…
We are held responsible for all the decisions we make. But how can we say that we are the ones responsible in all our acts? The Almighty God gave us our minds so we can make decisions on what would be better to do. He also gave us our free will which we all abuse. God did not make our minds to do bad actions, He made our minds so we can use our minds as a basis on what is right and just. God may had given us our free will but we abuse it because we do not have certain characteristic which is called discipline. We are held responsible for our own decisions because all our decisions were made out of our own judgment. Our decisions are not mostly based on pleasure but it is mostly based on how are we going to make these things better. We all have our human acts; we know the difference from right from wrong but why do we still tend to do something wrong even though we know what is
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