Universal moral wrongs and relativism in the article “some moral minima”, lenn goodman argues that there are certain moral wrongs that are universal he describes four areas he believes are areas of universal moral wrongs in detail.
This chapter blows away some of the mysterious fog by defending a single jus cogens, universal norm, namely, the prohibition against genocide armed with a defensible core concept of jus cogens, the more troublesome outer perimeters become more tractable. There seems to be very limited universal rights and wrongs for the average person religious fanatics see things differently their right is the only right.
In his recent book moral minds: how nature designed our universal sense of right and wrong (harpercollins), hauser argues that millions of years of natural selection have molded a universal moral grammar within our brains that enables us to make rapid decisions about ethical dilemmas. The non-aggression principle, which prohibits aggression, or the initiation of force or violence against another person, is a universal ethical principle examples of aggression include murder, rape, kidnapping, assault, robbery, theft, and vandalism. Is morality (spefically, whats right and wrong) universal or cultural is it something we've learned through enculturation or is it innate if it is.
Regardless of outcome, however, the mess consisted then, and consists today, not of ignoring international and comparative law, but of getting it wrong “getting it wrong” is a good way to describe most of the court’s examination of the slavery issue.
Are there truly any universal rights and wrongs in a sense, yes morality is universal, but it is also situational, and it deals in intentions and effects rather than actions. Are there universal wrongs text-only version: click here to see this thread with all of the graphics, features, and links.
Universal morality is as impossible as universal anything-related-to-humanity calling it a universal code is what makes it invalid people are not a monolith there is what is common to the point of near-universal acceptance, but the outliers still count.