Natural Law : Ethical Issue From The Hunger Games Of Government Control, Dishonesty, And Child Killing

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First according to the book natural law is “a theory asserting that the morally right action is the one that follows the dictates of nature.” (Vaughn 71) I think for natural law the ethical issue from The Hunger Games of government control, dishonesty, violence, and child killing for the selected audience to consider. For the hunger games broke down first deals with Katniss herself and she the girl from district 12 that volunteered as a tribute for her sister in the seventy- fourth Hunger games. Then you have Peeta and he is the baker’s son, which was chose as the male tribute. Peeta as always loved Katniss and falls in even moral love with her as they travel through their journey of the Games together. The setting is in the Region called Panem and in District 12 and the Capitol, with the theme of inequality between the rich and the poor with the different districts. In the sense of the Natural law for this would be the break down of values people are born with because it is telling us that it is okay to kill if you need to live but then it is also entertainment for all the people watching every year as everyone in the games go and kill each other. Also in the natural law you would have the survival of the fittest and that is made every apparent in the first day of the start of the Hunger Games. Then Kantianism according to the books is, “ a theory asserting that the morally right action is the one done in accordance with the categorical imperative.” (Vaughn 71) Also

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