Moral Relativism

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Moral relativism is a thought that there is no one absolute moral code for everyone to follow. Moral relativism works on the basis that each person has their own set of moral standards and the decision to do right or wrong for any one person is dependent on that one person’s culture, situation or feelings. When applying moral relativism to current events, Dobson (1996) discussed that this attitude of moral relativism has resulted in a sort of tolerance in many of our importance moral issues (abortion, same-sex marriage). I almost feel that this tolerance has moved more to an acceptance. Many people believe that acceptance of all beliefs is the American way, however, I argue acceptance is not the correct word. We should be understanding of others

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