Assignment 1: What Do I Owe My Culture?
Post an original response (about 200 words). Consider the importance of culture to ethics.
- Are some cultures more moral than others? Please give examples and explain your position. Can you describe a moral standard that is at variance with your own ethical system?
- Are there any universal moral standards or are all ethical principles a matter of custom and culture? Give examples of universal ethical principles if you believe they exist and why you think they are universal. If you do not believe universal ethical principles exist, explain why.