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Morals and Ethics

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Morals and Ethics in Society
Kalob Lisk
Rasmussen College

Author Note This paper is being submitted on July 14, 2016, for Thomas Santangelo’s B406 Business Law and Ethical Behavior course.

Morals and Ethics in Society Morals and ethics in society play major roles in our lives and our work environments and I am more than happy to write this research paper to help explain the similarities and its key differences. And this research paper will also include where both morals and ethics derived from and what can cause both of these. How can ethics or morals affect the work atmosphere and even outside of work. And with ethics and morals the key difference is that ethics comes from the social system and can be an external
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One has morality before they make ethical decisions and their morality is usually based upon the culture and belief system they we’re raised in. Although morals can change with age and current events that happen during the span of one’s life. An example I can think of is that I was raised Christian my whole life and firmly believed that all drugs were bad and with the current sweep of the medical marijuana industry and all the help I’ve seen it do for people it has swayed my moral compass just a little.

References
Diffen. (2016). Ethics vs. Morals [Ethics vs. Morals]. Retrieved April 17, 2016, from Diffen website: http://www.diffen.com/difference/Ethics_vs_Morals
Ethics can be linked to the Greek word "ethos" meaning "character"
“A person strictly following ethical principles may not have any morals at all. Likewise, one could violate ethical principles within a given system of rules in order to maintain moral integrity” the Latin word “mos” meaning “custom”
Grammarist. (2014). Ethics vs. Morals [Ethics vs. Morals].
“Ethics are the science of morals, and morals are the practice of ethics”
Hubpages. (2006, July 6). What is The Difference Between Ethics and Morals? [What is The Difference Between Ethics and Morals?]. Retrieved April 17, 2016, from Hubpages website: http://hubpages.com/politics/What-is-The-Difference-Between-Ethics-and-Morals
"Morality deals more with someone dealing with good or evil and ethics is more choosing between right and
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