Henry : What Are You Doing?

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Henry: what are you doing in my class Socrates?
Socrates: I come to learn from your fountain of knowledge.
Henry: Tell me my dear Socrates, what you want to know?
Socrates: Is there any difference between ethic and morality. This matter has been bothering me and I want to know your view about it.
Henry: Socrates do you think there is any difference between ethics and morality?
Socrates: Yes, but it seems the same to me my dear friend.
Henry: “The most common way of defining "ethics" are norms for conduct that distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable behavior (Resnik, 2015).” It is doing unto others what you want them to do to you. It is the principle that guides morality. It helps an individual to decide what is right and wrong. “Ethics could be defined as a method, procedure, or perspective for deciding how to act and for analyzing complex problems and issues. It could a set rule for conducting a research (Resnik, 2015).” The rule for applying principle in economics and trade. It is a set of principle that are generally acceptable guides for the procedure (surgical, evacuation, implementation). Hence, ethics do not always change. It is a set standard.
Socrates: We would say then that ethic does not change.
Henry: Yes. However, it varies from culture to culture. what is ethical in China might not be ethical in Africa. There are fundamental basic principles that guides ethics.
Socrates: what are these principles?
Henry: According to Resnik, “It is respect for…
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