Is there any other government in the world to which Brog outsources his own moral judgment in this way?
Few of us would argue that such thoughts render someone a moral degenerate—or even as grievously ignorant.
After all, our intervention in Iraq was its own moral catastrophe.
At the same time, Davis has always focused on the moral shift that made slavery suddenly seem problematic.
He triumphed because he had the moral imagination to envisage a relationship beyond confrontation and war.
I don't forget that he has a cleaner bill of moral health than I have.
I do not see that the Bard promotes any truth, moral or political.
Man is to be contemplated as an intellectual, and as a moral being.
"With me the moral is that I have had hunting enough for the present," replied Scott.
But once he had made his bid for success, he had to accept its moral consequences.
mid-14c., "pertaining to character or temperament" (good or bad), from Old French moral (14c.) and directly from Latin moralis "proper behavior of a person in society," literally "pertaining to manners," coined by Cicero ("De Fato," II.i) to translate Greek ethikos (see ethics) from Latin mos (genitive moris) "one's disposition," in plural, "mores, customs, manners, morals," of uncertain origin. Perhaps sharing a PIE root with English mood (1).
Meaning "morally good, conforming to moral rules," is first recorded late 14c. of stories, 1630s of persons. Original value-neutral sense preserved in moral support, moral victory (with sense of "pertaining to character as opposed to physical action"). Related: Morally.
"moral exposition of a story," c.1500, from moral (adj.) and from French moral and Late Latin morale.
Mentioned in "An Overview of Ada", J.G.P. Barnes, Soft Prac & Exp 10:851-887 (1980).