A moral judgement that relies on a fixed truth is Absolutist. An Absolute Rule says that somethings are inherently right or wrong, no matter the circumstance or situation; there is no room for change.
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- Provides a Universal Code to measure everything against.
- Enables us to have a UN Declaration of Human Rights.
- Absolutism can be applied to everyone.
- People instinctively take the Absolute Approach
- Easier to apply compared to Relativism
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- Does not consider different circumstances and situations.
- May not be clear as to what the right thing to do in a situation is.
- Not concerned with the motive or outcome.
- It's not always possible to do the right thing.
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