Key difference - ethics vs. morals
Morals are principles on which judgments about right and wrong are based. Ethics are guiding principles of the behavior of an individual or a group. The main difference between ethics and morality is that ethics are relatively uniform, while morality is heavily influenced by culture and religion.
What are morals?
Morals are principles on which judgments about right and wrong are based. They are also social, cultural, or religious beliefs or values about right or wrong. That is, morality is heavily influenced by external factors such as religion and culture.
Since morality is based on culture or religion, they differ according to different cultures and religions. There is no such thing as a universal morality; What is considered right in one religion may be considered wrong in another religion. Eating meat, for example, is considered immoral in some cultures, but is perfectly acceptable in other cultures.
Some common examples of morally unacceptable behavior are practices such as adultery, lying, and garbage. But none of these acts are illegal or criminal. Therefore, immoral does not necessarily mean illegal.
What is ethics
Ethics are guiding principles of the behavior of an individual or a group. They are the standards that determine a person's life. Ethics has more to do with professional life. They are codified in a set of rules or a formal system and are adopted by people in various areas. Examples of such ethics are legal ethics and medical ethics. Ethics are unwritten laws; therefore a violation of ethics is not punishable. Some common examples of ethics are loyalty, integrity, honesty, and punctuality. Disclosing customer information without permission, getting late for work, providing false information to a customer, etc. are some examples of work ethic violations.
Difference Between Ethics and Morals
Ethics are guiding principles of the behavior of an individual or a group.
Morals are principles on which judgments about right and wrong are based.
Ethics are influenced by profession, field, organization, etc.
Morality is influenced by society, culture and religion.
Ethics refer to professional work.
Morality has nothing to do with professional work.
Ethics are often the same as morals.
Morality varies according to culture and religion.
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