Join to Simply Philosophy online community. Open your mind, post your thoughts, think critically!

What is Ethics?

Understanding Ethics

We all know that certain acts are morally wrong: murder, theft, slander and kidnapping. We also know that certain acts are morally right: helping the poor, healing the sick, educating the ignorant and freeing slaves. But there are other issues that are not nearly so clear. These gray areas include the environment, gun control and government regulations in general. In addition to these problems, th...