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Is it morally acceptable to you? --- Part 2!

Which actions are morally acceptable to you?

  • Having a baby outside of marriage

    Votes: 18 75.0%
  • Being a stripper or exotic dancer

    Votes: 16 66.7%
  • Prostitution

    Votes: 12 50.0%
  • Adultery

    Votes: 3 12.5%
  • Gay/Lesbian relationships

    Votes: 17 70.8%
  • A single person watching pornography

    Votes: 17 70.8%
  • A married person watching pornography

    Votes: 17 70.8%
  • Abortion after 24 weeks

    Votes: 4 16.7%
  • Cloning animals

    Votes: 14 58.3%
  • Hunting to control animal population

    Votes: 20 83.3%

  • Total voters
    24

Josie

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I thought of more, so ..... here's some more! :)
 

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Hey, I didn't get to click on all of them this time.

Not a fan of pornography, prostitution, adultery, or having children out of wedlock.
 

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I'm honestly kind of torn on a lot of these. There are quite a few options listed on both polls which I am inclined to oppose on a philosophical basis, but accept as facts of life for practical reasons.

I certainly don't think that pornography, prostitution, or casual sex are "moral" things, but I'm not going to advocate that they be outright banned either. They are more or less unavoidable in today's world to a certain degree.
 

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Hunting is A-OK. Some of the other stuff, while not morally acceptable, is certainly worth a few Hail Mary's.
 

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I find it interesting that cloning animals and killing animals for population control appear side by side :2razz:
 

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I said no on "Adultery, Abortion, and cloning" though I'm torn on cloning. Note also that adultery implies the partner is not aware/does not consent to the act.

I'm honestly kind of torn on a lot of these. There are quite a few options listed on both polls which I am inclined to oppose on a philosophical basis, but accept as facts of life for practical reasons.

I certainly don't think that pornography, prostitution, or casual sex are "moral" things, but I'm not going to advocate that they be outright banned either. They are more or less unavoidable in today's world to a certain degree.

I have no problem with them as long as their segregated from the rest of society.
 

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I'm honestly kind of torn on a lot of these. There are quite a few options listed on both polls which I am inclined to oppose on a philosophical basis, but accept as facts of life for practical reasons.

I certainly don't think that pornography, prostitution, or casual sex are "moral" things, but I'm not going to advocate that they be outright banned either. They are more or less unavoidable in today's world to a certain degree.

This isn't about banning anything - we're not talking about making a law for or against it. Simply if it's morally acceptable to you.
 

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AS I said with the last one depends like today while watching ID discovery I female had committed adultery because her husband was emotionally abusive and the female wished to leave him but was not able to for fear of her life I do not think it is morally right if one of the couple had found another romantic liaison for one night while the other person was unaware of what was going on .
 

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The only things there I find immoral are adultery and third timester abortions. Adultery is ok if you are in an open relationship, but in general I consider the act immoral. At the third trimester the fetus has developed sufficiently to have a mind and that is the point that it is a person in my eyes. Third trimester abortions should only be performed as a matter of triage.
 

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Okie dokie.

The ones I didn't vote for are: adultery, coning animals, and hunting to control animal populations. In order...

Adultery implies lying, betryaing the agreed-upon rules of the relationship, and consequently risking your partner's health. Not acceptable. However, I'd like to note this is different from a marriage that is "open" and may consensually involve other partners.

Cloning animals. I see no utility for it, and I see lots of suffering from it (cloned animals are typically of poor health). Why? There's no reason for it.

Hunting to control animal populations. I am fine with hunting, but not really for this reason. First of all, who defines what is "enough" of a given species? And second of all, the only way a prey species population gets out of control is if we have killed all of its predators. In other words, we are at fault for their overpopulation, and we have driven another species towards extinction through our careless expansion. We would be more ethically sound to seek to re-introduce the natural predators than to kill them off for daring to venture outside their probably very small and confining remaining natural habitat.

As far as those I votes for...

Baby outside marriage: The piece of paper doesn't matter. What matters is the relationship of the parents, which can be very strong despite the lack of a piece of paper.

Strippers: I don't even see why this is an issue. You know, some strippers enjoy their jobs. I know some. Let people do what they want with their bodies.

Prostitution: See above. As long as they are in a society which tries to prevent desperation, and they have some legal protections, I don't think this is a huge issue.

Same sex relationships: Who the hell cares? Really.

Single person and porn: Have fun, as long as the porn involves consenting people with legal protections.

Married people and porn: Same. Some even enjoy it with their spouse.

Abortion after 24 weeks: Though uncomfortable, I must always side with the person who is being used and harmed in matters of who gets rights and who doesn't. That's what it comes down to.
 
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I voted yes for everything but Adultery and abortion after 24 weeks. However, I would put the caveat on having a child out of wedlock that I do think it's morally unacceptable to have a child outside a stable and committed relationship.
 

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I think a single person watching pornography is amoral.

Now let's all suggest fonts I can use for that sentence that properly display sarcasm.
 
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