Christian Ethics Unit 1 Test

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Post-modernism

form of relativism that tries to explain why truth cannot be known in an absolute sense

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Might is Right

what is morale right is defined in terms of who has the power.

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Apatheism

denies the importance of the belief or disbelief in God; for them religion and faith and weather you except it or reject it is of no importance.

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Amphibole

this fallacies occur when the confusing arises because of the grammatical structure of the words or phrases.

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Bandwagon Fallacy

this happens when someone appeals to the people to prove something right or wrong, majority rule makes it right.

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Relativism

all truth is what you the individual wants it to be there are no absolute truths, no one truly consistently follows this, and if they did it would be chaos.

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Agnosticism

its impossible to prove or disprove God, thus we cannot know God

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Moral Therapeutic Deism

god created the world, in this WV the belief is that God wants people to be good, to be nice, to practice good morals. The central goal in life is for you to be happy and feel good about yourself

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Faulty Dilemma

when one argues that there are only so many options and you must choose between them, when there might be other options to use/continue. Either or fallacie

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Atheism

puts forth an absolute statement "there is no God". The world is all that excites

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Monotheism

the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.

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Chronological Snobbery

when someone appeals to what is either old or new to prove truth, you argue cause something is old or new that makes it true. Us modern people don’t believe in the bible

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Deism

there is one god, he is apart from his creation, but this god is not active in his creation

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Strawman

when a person misrepresents another's view so as to easily discredit it/ destroy it.

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Hasty Generalization

this happens when a person gather to little information to support the conclusion they are arguing for, or they use an uncommon instance/event to argue for a common rule. Heart of this fallacies is prejudice/ bias

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Morals are Mores’

accepted custom or tradition by a social group; if each society mores are correct than there would be now ay to handle disputes with differing communities

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Ad Hominem

this happens when someone attacks the character of a person rather than the issue being discussed. A persons character has no Bering at all

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Equivocation

when we use different definitions for the same word, or when a word it taken in a different way that indented.

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Right is Moderation

find the golden mean or middle ground. Courage is the middle ground between courage and aggression.

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Sweeping Generalization

when one takes a general rule and they apply that rule absolutely to all instances even though there may be exceptions.

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