Beliefs, Values, Morals Paper

Beliefs, Values, and Morals:   Is man inherently good or inherently evil?

Our Definitions of Beliefs, Values, and Morals

Beliefs:   Jennifer says that a belief is a conviction of her own, what she sees as truth, not judged to be good or bad.   Joanne agrees that it is her unquestionable acknowledgment of something even though she may not be able to establish proof and also her faith or trust in God.   Elisaba considers a belief either comes from an examination of evidence, or it comes from a basis of faith that something is true.   This is defined as trust or confidence in some person or thing.

Values:   Elisaba believes that values are the ideals, customs, and institutions taught by society in which people have a mutual regard and Jennifer believs that values are taught by the immediate family, a sign of emotional investment in her beliefs, and they can change either by necessity or self-examination.   Joanne contends that values are sincere usefulness or impact of high quality standards to everyone she connects with.

Morals:   Joanne understands this term as her capacity to deal with or make the distinction between right and wrong and her bases is on conduct rather than the legal rules and regulations provided.   This means that sometimes she bases her moral opinion on each individual circumstance.   Elisaba also believes that morals are the rules that help man decide between right and wrong.   She also considers that morals are taught to us by society.   Jennifer says that morals are a system of social values and show in society through religion, taboos, and even laws.

Is Man Inherently Good or Evil?

      Our paper will support the belief that man is inherently good.   The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines evil as morally reprehensible, sinful and wicked; and arising from bad character.   The dictionary defines good as of favorable character; virtuous and right; of benefit.   These definitions can be construed as something environmental or as something...