Situation Ethics - The Principles

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What are the Four Working Principles?
Pragmatism, Realativism, Positivism & Personalism
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Pragmatism
For a course of action to be right, it must be practical.
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Relativism
The rules don't always apply, they depend on the situation. Absolutes become relative to love.
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Positivism
You have to start with a positive choice - you need to want to do good.
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Personalism
People come first; they are more important than rules.
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Love is the only thing...
...that is intrinsically good.
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Love is the...
...only rule.
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Love and jusice...
...are the same. There can be no love without justice.
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Love is...
...not liking. It is discerning and critical, not sentimental.
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Love justifies the...
...means. If good comes of it, it is right.
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Love decides there and...
...then. It depends on situation.
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For a course of action to be right, it must be practical.

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Pragmatism

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The rules don't always apply, they depend on the situation. Absolutes become relative to love.

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Card 4

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You have to start with a positive choice - you need to want to do good.

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Card 5

Front

People come first; they are more important than rules.

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