During the first week of class, a survey comprised of questions related to personal beliefs on moral rightness and wrongness as well as the opinions of one’s culture being more superior to another culture were examined. Week one’s survey ties in with this week’s reading, since Professor Lent’s argument is on Ethical Relativism. He argues that Ethical Relativism is invalid theory and I think he did do a good job stating his case.
It is a fact that “is/ought” statements are fallacious because it implies that someone should commit a certain act or behave a certain due to societal pressures. Ethical Relativism by definition is the view that one’s culture determines if an act is morally right or wrong. It implies that an individual should