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About morality

Discussion It was predicted that PDE would only hold when the outcome for the victim/s was described in terms of ‘killing’ but would not hold when described in terms of ‘death.’ Results indicate that this was not the case as PDE held in both conditions and no significant effect of wording was found. This contrasts to previous research indicating that…

Mentorship and morality

Mentors often assert their dominance over individuals and teach them the morals required to live in society. Through experience and wisdom, these mentors are responsible for changing the course of an individual’s life. These individuals adapt to society and can comfortably live a good life, making mentors obsolete. This is evident in the novel The Mosquito Coast, written by Paul…

Law and morality

In Victorian era (1837-1901), Catholic Church has adopted different method to increase population of England, it prohibited contraception , and abortion was made illegal in 1803 though it was rampantly in practice. These methods reduced the family size and ultimately limited the population of their religious outfit and country . Any religious organization is seen strong when its population swells…

Morality

Abstract To what extent does framing in terms of the outcome for victim/s moderate differences in PDE in trolley problems? Hauser et al (2007) demonstrated that patterns of moral judgment were consistent with PDE where as Greene et al (2009) failed to replicate these findings. It was predicted that these differences were the result of changes in wording. We hypothesized…

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