Ethics and Happiness Deconstructed

moral fiber

Thinking about the history of ethics today. By no means an exhaustive coverage, but these men represent significant ethical markers in history and gave us great aspirations and examples.                        

                      

Ethics development

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Aristotle

virtue ethics

 

confucius

candles

Emmanuel, God With Us

Jesus

fruit of the spirit

 

aquinas happiness

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ethics in society

Well, let’s see.  These students are demonstrating Ethical Egoism:  The theory that one ought to do what is in one’s own best interests. The rational behind this theory is that people are taking care of themselves, therefore no one goes without and they do not have to do for others.

How is this going for us?  What happened to our moral fiber? How did we get here?

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