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Who is the most moral person?
- The Buddha (c. 560 – c.
- Laozi (6th Century BCE) An ancient Chinese philosopher and poet, as well as the founder of philosophical Taoism,
- Confucius (551-479 BCE)
- Socrates (470-399 BCE) & Plato (429-347 BCE)
- Aristotle (384-322 BC)
- Epicurus (341-270 BCE)
- Jesus of Nazareth (c.
- Epictetus (c.
Who invented morality?
Nearly 150 years ago, Charles Darwin proposed that morality was a byproduct of evolution, a human trait that arose as natural selection shaped man into a highly social species—and the capacity for morality, he argued, lay in small, subtle differences between us and our closest animal relatives.
Who was the first moral philosopher?
Socrates (469–399 BC) was one of the first Greek philosophers to encourage both scholars and the common citizen to turn their attention from the outside world to the condition of humankind. In this view, knowledge bearing on human life was placed highest, while all other knowledge was secondary.
What are some examples of people who have lived moral lives?
There are many people who have done their best to live moral lives, but we are all human. Any examples I could cite would have made mistakes and done bad things on at least a few occasions. Even Jesus lost his temper with the moneylenders. Even the Buddha got disillusioned sometimes. Even Arjunah had to kill people sometimes.
Who is the most moral person in the world?
Jesus Christ. Also, while it’s not possible to completely know someone’s heart/motives, some other likely relatively highly moral people include Abraham Lincoln, Mother Teresa, Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi to name a few.
What is the importance of morals in our life?
As a general rule, morals are what we use to guide our actions. There are some moral principles that most people agree on and others that differ from group to group and person to person. Many people can follow moral principles by following laws. It is easy to make small compromises in our moral principles. We do this by rationalizing our actions.
What are some examples of moral principles in everyday life?
Here are some examples of moral principles and how they may impact your life. Treat Others The Way You Want To Be Treated. When you live by this moral principle, you take the time to empathize with others and try to see things through their eyes.