Thepurpose of this discussion is to demonstrate your knowledge andunderstanding of some important module concepts focused on honesty,tolerance, and cultural relativism. This activity aligns with moduleoutcomes 1 and 2.
Answer one of the following discussion questions below. 250-300 words.
- Philosopher Immanuel Kant believed that truth is absolute, and weshould never lie to others under any circumstances. Even if you do notnecessarily agree with Kants categorical imperative, explain why thisconcept of honesty should be an absolute rule in our communication withothers.
- Even if you do not necessarily believe in deception under anycircumstances, what are the conditions that may be acceptable to nottell the truth? Be certain to provide examples. Can one ethically avoidlying by ambiguous statement or withholding part of the truth?
- Provide a definition of tolerance and explain how it might helppeople avoid misunderstandings or conflicts among individuals ofdifferent beliefs. Give examples to illustrate your answers.
- Provide a definition of ethical relativism. How might theunderstanding of ethical relativism improve tolerance for people ofvarious religious beliefs? Give examples to illustrate your answers.