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mor·al

(mōr'ăl)
1. Pertaining to the rightness or wrongness of an act.
2. Ethical; in accord with accepted rules of what is right.
3. Teaching or conveying a moral (i.e., a moral lession).

mor·al

(mōr'ăl)
1. Pertaining to the rightness or wrongness of an act.
2. Ethical; in accord with accepted rules of what is right.
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We saw that the optimific institutions grant Mary the exclusive use of her driveway and inculcate our intuition that Mary is morally permitted to use the driveway as she wishes.
As Smith acknowledges, the combination of moral and evaluative views she defends implies in some versions of this case that, as of times after Baker has made this promise, she morally ought to keep it.
Therefore, before individuals can morally and ethically justify deception, they must be willing to publicly justify the decision to deceive.
Such a fiction is morally defective because it endorses an evil perspective and invites others to do likewise.
In those cases where Jones is already acting as Black wishes and Black does not intervene, Jones is morally responsible despite the fact that he lacks altemative possibilities (inasmuch as Black would take them away if Jones attempted to actualize them).
Pew asks is having an abortion morally wrong or morally acceptable.
public since 2001 has consistently viewed divorce as morally acceptable, according to Gallup's trend.
Proponents of these cases argue that this trigger is not robust enough to make the agent differently morally responsible for the heinous act, were the device to trigger or not.
If the Prime Minister wants to be morally right, he must admit Britain's guilt all those years ago.
She said: "Oddly he did not take the opportunity to condemn as morally repugnant the tax avoidance scheme used by Conservative supporter Gary Barlow, who has given a whole new meaning to the phrase Take That.
In a morally good or bad way man not only created a god in man's image, but other images also.
She says: "Inheritance tax cuts as the first Conservative tax cut was morally wrong, to my mind, and is now probably unaffordable.