The Problem Of Child Labor

1554 WordsApr 23, 20157 Pages
Christian Morality 1. Examples of situations that had previously been considered natural to humanity but are now considered inhumane include child labor, slavery and racial segregation. The reason child labor is now considered inhumane is because of the images and films that were taken by the National Child Labor Committee. These images were publicized in newspapers for the public to see the terrible conditions of the factories and mines (Wagner, 2002). Society and technology continue to develop 2. Natural law is the knowledge of what is right and wrong and what it means to be a human being. It is the unwritten body of universal moral principles that underlie the ethical and legal norms by which humans conduct is sometimes evaluated and governed. It informs ones conscience through the heart, it is written upon us. 3. The two extremes to be avoided in using scriptures as a source for moral theology include irrelevance and Biblicism. Irrelevance is not relevant to contemporary moral issues. According to irrelevance, the Bible is literature, it deals with ancient history, and it’s concerned with specific cultural interests. Biblicism on the other hand states the Bible should not be misquoted. 4. The three aspects of any act or decision that must be considered as one is evaluating the act as moral or immoral include: • The intention: this is the purpose. It gives meaning to the action. • The means used or act: is the external, observable material element of the action • The

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