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'''Ethics''' (from an Ancient Greek word for ''custom'') being one of the major branches of modern [[philosophy]], it studies the nature and origin of moral behaviour and concepts such as "right" and "wrong", goodness and justice, etc.
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'''Ethics''' (from an Ancient Greek word for ''custom'') is one of the major branches of modern [[philosophy]]. It concerns the nature and origin of [[moral]] behavior, and concepts such as "[[right]]" and "[[wrong]]", [[good]]ness and [[justice]], etc. The word '''''ethical'''''<!-- which redirects here --> means good or morally acceptable.
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Religious people who see morality as being determined by God's will like to denigrate [[situational ethics]].
  
 
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Ethics (from an Ancient Greek word for custom) is one of the major branches of modern philosophy. It concerns the nature and origin of moral behavior, and concepts such as "right" and "wrong", goodness and justice, etc. The word ethical means good or morally acceptable.

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Religious people who see morality as being determined by God's will like to denigrate situational ethics.

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