What I Learned from my Ethic’s Class

Carol Blenda Reyes Avila 2012-03-29

Because of our rationality we can understand the difference between right and wrong we can understand moral laws, which it is, our duty to accept as binding. Kant said that morality is universal and objective, rather than local, historical, and subjective which mean that every rational agent has an obligation to do what is right. Consequently, it is a person’s duty to do what is morally right as an objective matter. Kant believed that ethical issues are black and white, or right or wrong. There is no grey in between. “Act only on that maxim whereby you can will that it should become a universal law”. In other words, moral activity is something that applies to everyone and we should act accordly, giving from a moral point of view what we expect in return.

Carol Blenda