But Kant's doctrine does not imply that it is morally bad to do a morally right
action for prudential reasons; it merely claims that this kind of action lacks one important kind of worth.
But David Magnus, an ethicist with the University of Pennsylvania, said that, even if it was morally right
to clone humans, scientists don't know how to do it safely yet.
Paul Ekins, as an environmental economist, warns us that 'we can't be serious about sustainable development in a market economy like ours until it is financially rational as well as environmentally beneficial and morally right
if it was possible to use tissue derived from a preimplanted embryo which would otherwise be discarded at the time of in vitro fertilization, the great overwhelming view of the public would be that it is not only morally desirable but morally right
," he said.
Younger Icelandic children usually felt it was morally right
to opt for the friend, but viewing the new child as a source of pleasure, few predicted that the protagonist would actually turn down the second invitation.
We are at a moment in history when our values - what we believe is morally right
- and our interests - what is clearly good for us in a tangible material way - are one," he said.
Hence, if we are to take seriously his derivation of a "moral sense" from persons' attitudes and actions, the "sense" in question can be attributed to what he regards as immoral as well as to what he regards as morally right
But Bonner, like many other idealists, goes on to suggest that doing the morally right
thing also makes good practical sense.
This is not only morally right
, but it is also an economic imperative.
He called it the Law of Right Action, requiring rational, honest and morally right
thoughts, words, and deeds.
When asked if it was morally right
to go for a military action, Mr Key replied in the affirmative but said it doesn't mean New Zealand will have to take that option.
On what planet is it morally right
to chuck frail, vulnerable people out into the night wrapped in blankets?
How can it be morally right
that the poor are financing tax breaks for the rich?
A Living Wage is not only ethically right, it is morally right
If the Prime Minister wants to be morally right
, he must admit Britain's guilt all those years ago.