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No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
manner by which we try to live our lives according to a standard of "right" or "wrong" behavior in both how we think and behave toward others and how we would like them to think and behave toward us.
a structured community of people bound together by similar traditions and customs
a particular set of attitudes, beliefs, and practices that characterize a group of individuals
a set of personal principles formalized into a code of behavior
a value is a good thing in itself and is pursued for its own sake, whether anything good comes from it or not
the pursuit of one value is a good way to reach another value
do onto others as you would have them do onto you
a concept of living your life according to a commitment to the achievement of a clear ideal
ethical choices that offer the greatest good for the greatest number of people
actions that are taken out of duty and obligation to a purely moral ideal rather than based on the needs of the situation, since principles apply to everyone
concept that the traditions of your society, your personal opinions, and the circumstances of the present moment define your ethical principles
the study of how ethical theories are put into practice
A situation in which there's no obvious right/wrong decision, but rather a right or right answer
looking at the info available in resolving an ethical dilemma and drawing conclusions based on that info in relation to our own ethical standards
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