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`Everyone knows what `good' is' Discuss

Intro
Metaethics: branch of ethics that aims to determine the usefulness of
ethical language
Cognotivists believes that ethical language is meaningful, thus
everyone should know what good is
Non-cognotivists believe that ethical language is subjective, thus not
everyone can know what good is

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Inadequate to state that genocides are portrayed as good/bad
depending on our emotions, should be instrinctly wrong


Paragraph 7: Introduction of Prescriptivism
When you make an ethical statement you are simply prescribing/
advising what people should do
E.g. murder is wrong means I would not murder so neither should you…

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