Critical Reflection of the MEssages Presented in “The Ethics of Belief” by W. K. Clifford

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Our belief states are determined by the external factors, for example, perceived complexity and priming ethics is an interesting subject and everyone lives by their thoughts and their ways. Everyone lives by a different code. The difference between morality and ethics is that morality is about primary making the right choices and ethics is proper reasoning. In the essay “The ethics of belief” by W. K. Clifford, he argues that if anything on insufficient evidence, then it’s unethical. In this essay *I will defend the hypothesis that if anything doesn’t have enough evidence then it is unethical. * I agree with some of his (don’t agree) (agree in some parts) I do not agree nor do I disagree with what Clifford is trying to portray. I agree that we should have sufficient evidence before making an assumption. But I don’t believe that just because we don’t have sufficient evidence it’s automatically wrong. I think that we have to look at the foundations we know and if they’re where some reasons to doubt, then I will doubt the principles. Knowledge does not depend upon things of whose existence I do not yet have knowledge. All of our ideas come from our impression, which is, come from our sensations or our perceptions. As a reasonable person we have the capacity to decide which of our desires, if any, we will act on. Which are moral reason or self-interested reason. Rationality should never be subordinated to or government by our desires. We respect our own rationality and

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