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Right, Wrong, and Necessary

Right, Wrong, and NecessaryIt seems that many people think that in every situation of moral decision making there are two options and two only: right and wrong. By "right" I mean what one ought to do in order to be obedient to the highest moral law (whatever that may be). By "wrong" I mean what one ought not to do because it violates the highest moral law. Right and wrong. Black and white. And the only problem of ethics is figuring out what is "the right thing to do."Before I continue, … [Read more...]