Bad Honesty, Good Murder: Situational Ethics In An Objective Moral Universe

Can there be such a thing as "situational ethics" in an objective moral universe? The assumption is that if morality is objective then— ipso facto— violating those morals can never under any circumstance be okay. But this is a non sequitur. Just because two morals, for instance, have objective value (in that morality is of more value to man than immorality), that does not mean one moral cannot be of more value than another in a given situation. The two morals still have value, but one moral's value can surpass the value of the other in a particular moment.

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