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Write an essay in which you do the following: Provide a brief introduction. Noth

Write an essay in which you do the following: Provide a brief introduction. Nothing fancy, and get right to the point. Simply state your topic and your thesis. For example, your introduction could be one sentence, like this: "In this paper I will explain moral relativism and divine command theory, and then argue that moral relativism is more plausible than divine command theory." Explain moral relativism. Be sure to distinguish individual from cultural relativism, and explain each version. Be clear,…

Topic: Ethical Application Thread: First, choose an issue in applied ethics that

Topic: Ethical Application Thread: First, choose an issue in applied ethics that greatly interests you. You may choose any of the following topics covered in the assigned readings from our Biblical Ethics textbook: Abortion; Biomedical Issues (IVF, Stem Cell Research, etc.); Capital Punishment; Church-State Relations; Economics; Environment; Euthanasia; Just War; LGBTQ Issues; Marriage & Family; Healthcare; Political Engagement; Poverty; Racism and Race Issues; Sexual Ethics Second, based on the ethical theory you defended in DB 2, formulate an ethical application…

This week, we will consider how deontology applies to immigration. Please famili

This week, we will consider how deontology applies to immigration. Please familiarize yourself with the basic immigration laws in the United States. What are the duties of someone wanting to come into this country? What are the duties of the United States regarding illegal immigration? Should these laws be changed based upon the categorical imperative? Why/why not? Your approach to this symposium discussion can be a bit more open-ended than the main discussion, remembering that our main goal is to…

You are a member of the country of Eggonia’s Grand Council on Ethics.  The counc

You are a member of the country of Eggonia's Grand Council on Ethics.  The council has been given charge of deciding whether or not your country's citizens are morally obligated to send famine relief to the neighboring country of Furesia.  In centuries past, both countries had thriving economies that were based on a small egg-laying mammal called the 'frazzle'.  During the summer, frazzles would migrate to Furesia where they would shed their fur.  Furesians would collect the furs and sell…