Talk:Morality

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Small deletion[edit]

Paragraph "In any society, actual behavior patterns diverge.." deleted as not relevant to morals as construct/in definition. Whilst I like the first sentence I couldn't leave it standalone. The remainder, in my opinion, is of the class "this [subjectively classed] group of people (pundits) definitely do [semi-subjectively classed] action (pose politically)", which strikes me as unnecessary/POV. mr happyhour 18:10 04 AUG 06

Definition[edit]

"Morality...is the differentiation of decisions and actions between those that are...proper and those that are improper" I hate this definition. What the #&@ does "improper" or "proper" mean? What criteria, standard does it need to satisfy to be "proper"? ANY? So moral action means ALL conscious action? That can't be right. Can't someone hammer out a less vague definition? Vree (talk) 02:19, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

The rest of the article fleshes out different standards put forth for what makes something proper/improper etc. To be "less vague" in the definition would bias the article toward one of those controversial points of view. --Pfhorrest (talk) 18:39, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

Definition Citation[edit]

In the first sentence of this article the definition of morality is defined. As a support the "The Hellenistic Philosophers: Translations of the Principal Sources with Philosophical Commentary" work is cited. The word origin is not supported anywhere in the cited work, while the description of the word's definition is neither supported in a way that follows the definition in the article. Maybe the editor should wither delete or add the section where this statement is supported in full. Its important since its the introductory statement of the article. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Vasileios Kreouzis (talkcontribs) 20:41, 28 March 2017 (UTC)