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morality

 [mo-ral´ĭ-te]
accordance with widely shared conventions of right or good conduct that form a stable, but usually incomplete, social consensus; it includes the concept of moral ideals. See also virtue.
principle-based common morality a type of ethical thinking based on premises that are unphilosophical common sense and tradition and come from the morality shared by members of a society. Principle-based theories have an emphasis on obligation and are pluralistic (in contrast to teleological and deontological theories, which are monistic, i.e., have one supreme, absolute principle supporting all other guides in the system). The principles are generally accepted in most types of ethical theory and are what are called “middle level” principles in that they are not the most general principles but are those likely to be acceptable to proponents of different normative theories. This type of thinking has been most influential in bioethics and in nursing.
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Ricardo Paez Moreno has argued, following Diego Gracia, that the principle of non-maleficence, which affirms the obligation to do no intentional harm, is the basic principle of all moral systems. "No other principle," he says, "does more to help us understand in its deepest sense the ethical tradition that Western doctors have never renounced." Beneficent or non-maleficent acts are not ethical acts, however, to the extent that they do not, in and of themselves, recognize the autonomy of the other, the patient (25, p172).
It should be noted that Yoruba moral system as well emphasises the place of moderation in human character.
As a result, in the course of pushing for reform, liberals may not adequately consider the strength of the community's complete moral system. Conservatives, on the other hand, have more difficulty than liberals in seeing the victims of existing social arrangements.
Thus, the church's moral system is, in principle, capable of development, but the systemic changes proposed by the varied "Proportionalists" are not seen as a positive development of the moral system.
The terrorist is not righteous from the view of the target as he is establishing an adherence to an ethical singularity, which is the kind of moral dedication that is incapable of being assimilated into the observer's or victim's moral system. Terrorist violence may be contingent on the victims of the brute force being committed to particular standards of war.
Like-Minded attempts to unite the extended mind hypothesis with findings from moral psychology in defence of what Sneddon calls the 'Wide Moral Systems Hypothesis' (WMSH).
"Without shared social values or core values that every social member observes, a society's moral system would collapse, and mutual trust and social progress could hardly be achieved.
They were living together and protecting each other to the extent that we came up with new names like: Tahrir Square republic and Tahrir moral system.
According to Ali (2011) in 'Moral System of Islam', 'Since the dawn of Islam, it has successfully managed to lay down some universal fundamental rights for humanity as a whole that have to be observed and respected under all circumstances.
Moral naturalism cannot accommodate the silencing function of moral concepts, and has failed to offer us an account of a moral system. Moral thought and discourse purport to represent moral reality.
It seems, according to Israel's moral system and code of conduct, nothing is more trivial than a Palestinian life.
The first criterion assumes that a satisfactory moral system, if properly followed, cannot allow for the occurrence of genuine, irresolvable moral conflicts in the actual world; it can allow for the occurrence of apparent or prima facie moral conflicts, but in such cases it must firmly point toward one specific course of action among a pair or a range of apparently conflicting options.