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Do human beings have an innate, or inborn, moral sense? If you answer yes, what is its source? If you answer no, why is there such general agreement about what is truly immoral? Many have claimed they were not responsible for acts they committed under orders from a superior. This defense, sometimes called the Nuremberg defense (after the city in which Nazis were tried for war crimes after World War II), was rejected even though lower-ranking officers insisted they had been taught to obey orders without questioning them. Under what circumstances would you disobey a commanding officer, a boss, an older relative who, in your opinion, was asking you to do something immoral? Should intention and not action be the real basis for morality? During the 1970s, U.S. President Jimmy Carter became the butt of many jokes when he admitted in a Playboy interview that he had “lusted in his heart” after women other than his wife. If you determine to do an immoral thing but are stopped by someone or something before you get a chance to do it, are you absolved of any responsibility for your immoral intention? Why, or why not? If we buy products produced under brutal and exploitative working conditions, do we bear any moral responsibility? Do our dollars support the brutality and make us accomplices in it, or are the workers better off, relatively speaking, with an exploitative job than with no job at all? In other words, should we withhold our financial support of what is often called “sweated labor”? Explain

Do human beings have an innate, or inborn, moral sense? If you answer yes, what is its source? If you answer no, why is there such general agreement about what is truly immoral? Many have claimed they were not responsible for acts they committed unde
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