Moral Cultures

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Although assuming this thesis is descriptive correct, would serve it of reply to the ethical one, when it questions the moral truth? Since that the ethical one speaks of what the people must make or believe, and not of what they really make this thesis logically does not deny what it supports. To broaden your perception, visit Related Group. Descriptive affirmations do not invalidate the normative ones, therefore, they do not lock up the subject. But it wants this to say that all the practical moral vary of culture for culture? Let us examine more than close. Would be all the practical so diverse moral how much affirm the relativismo? If to exist exceptions to the rule of the diversity, will be they who had so only the accidental similarities between the cultures, or to the universal characteristics of the man in society? Doubtlessly similarities exist. It is known that all the cultures have taboos against the incest, for example, and against the indiscriminate homicide inside of the group. Exactly where the practical moral particular they vary, relative areas of value to the necessities human beings can readily be identified: life and health, economic satisfaction, marriage and family. It would be this mere accident? It will not have some common base for such similarities? The thesis of the diversity more still fails in distinguishing the diversity in practical particular moral from the diversity in implicit principles in such concepts.

The practical ones, as much how much the moral rules are guided by more including concepts. In this manner, the way as the societies defines the property rights and as they punish delinquents can vary widely, more still thus equally they will be worried about the conservation of the particular property, as much how much with the punishment of the evildoers. The diversity seems to more apply the specific situations of what the principles. Many accepted beliefs without critical could change with more adequate information and moral clarification, in order significantly to reduce the ethical diversity that the relativistas describe. .