In your own words, what is morality? What is moral realism? Do you believe in moral realism? Explain why or why not. What is the opposite of moral realism?
Philosophers around the world have debated the meaning of morality for centuries. However, it is a word too subjective to be either denoted or defined. Aristotle, often referred to as the father of philosophy, advised that one could determine what is moral by examining the mean between two “less desirable” extremes. However, despite the difficulty in coming up with the definition, a concurrence is made by majority that morality is a system or code that we human beings use to differentiate between right and wrong. This system could be derived from a number of factors: Religion, Culture, and upbringing. This paper exploits the critical understanding of morality and further elucidate on moral realism.