How Do We Make Moral Decisions?

By M-Power

Let’s do a definition to start this off. Moral: Concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior and the goodness or badness of human character. Moral decision-making is basically how do we decide to do what we do based on whether it’s right or wrong. And we understand what’s right or wrong based on our culture, our training, our upbringing. All of these things tend to shape our moral decision-making. But there’s something that goes even deeper than that and maybe you’ll relate with me here on this. I believe that ingrained in human beings is what I sometimes call a natural knowing. It’s the ability to connect with something that is true naturally. I had an opportunity for a while to run treatment groups at a youth correctional facility. Now, this is a place where young people had been incarcerated for decisions that they had made. I noticed…

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