The Moral Code Of Ethics

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Ethics is the study of what is right or what ought to be, depending upon the action of individuals. The reason why the individuals, plays a major part in ethics is because the principles of right and the moral quality of a course of action depends on them. As human being, we are moved mainly to action and not by moral judgments alone. People in society today use a set of principles that have been written, modified, abused and constantly changes throughout the years. In contrary, we must acknowledge both secular and religious followings, which have codes of ethics that they themselves supposed to follow.
Coming from a Christian perspective, the Moral code of ethics that I go by is to walk by faith and not by sight. I believe and follow the divine command theory. Which assert that an action is morally good as long as God commands it. To be moral is to follow his commands only. I would also consider myself a rebel because some rules of society and other cultures does not line up with what God commands us to live by, so I rebel against them, with the intentions of doing what is right in God’s sight. However, I respect others culture, and I not do things to disrespect their beliefs. For example, I eat red meat, but if someone from another culture does not, I will not do it in front of that group of people. If their culture tells me to go against God, I will not allow myself to fail in his sight. Another can be an eye for an eye, in most culture when someone takes another life,…

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