Equality and Discrimination & Moral WorthView Full Description and Attachment(s)
- Indicate your last name and chosen topic in the title of your post.
- Be sure to keep in mind that at least one post must be made in both threads. In the thread other than the one where you place your primary post you can post a reply. Be sure to document resources (citation and reference).
- Your initial post should be at least 250 words.
- See the syllabus for assignment requirements and grading criteria, and be sure to quote from the readings to illustrate your points, followed by MLA citation, both in-text and on a Works Cited page.
Topic A: Equality and Discrimination
Do you think that it is ever justifiable to treat people differently on the basis of their race or sex or religion or another group characteristic? Explain. Should we further multiculturalism and diversity? Why or why not? Make sure you understand the differences between multiculturalism and diversity.
Topic B: Moral Worth
Can you construct counterexamples to Kant’s view that actions done for the sake of duty have more moral worth in every case than actions done not in accordance with duty? This 1.5-minute video can show you clearly the ramifications of Kant’s imperative on truth-telling. Can you think of a time when lying is the morally right thing to do?
Initial posts must be 250+ words, using correct grammar and spellcheck. Part of the requirement for a substantive post is to bring something new to the conversation. Read the forum prompt and fully answer it, demonstrate an understanding of the lesson/content, include evidence from firsthand experience, reference to the course materials, and apply what you’re discussing to work, life, and reality.