ethics quiz 6
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Augustine on the relationship between believing in god and doing the right thing
you cant be good without believing in God because you cant decide by yourself what the right thing to do is and how to do it
the view that all of our actions are not free (we have no free will)
behavorism=conditioning enviroment which leads to all of our actions
laws of nature=cause and effect in everything
- -a solution to the problem of determinism
- -things are determined and we have free will
the problem of evil
god has all the attributes yet evil exists.
therefore these are an apparent contridiction to each other
dictates of reason from God to humanity/nature
dictates of reason according to humans
agreements to not sell your property to "undesirables" (i.e. non-white non-angle saxon protestants)
plessy vs ferguson (1896)
landmark case that upheld segregation uder the "separate but equal" rule
Brown vs. board of education (1954)
landmark case where it was decided segregated schools unconstitutional. overturned the separate but equal ruling of plessy vs ferguson
"a there to justice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere"
quote from MLK jr. in regaurds to the interconnectedness of communities everywhere. what effects on directly effects on directly effects all directly
king on our moral responsibility with respect to unjust laws
an unjust law is now law at all
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