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What Is Our Moral Obligation To Others?

At the root of all left-wing ideas is the belief that everybody has a duty to care for their fellow man. One can see this belief in action upon listening to leftists speak. For example, all of their arguments regarding health care revolve around this basic idea. If you watched the Ben Shapiro vs. Cenk Uygur debate, then probably heard Cenk Uygur make the argument that in a “civilized society” we will care for each other. Basically, leftists believe that an individual has a big moral responsibility to his fellow man, but upon closer inspection, one can see that this idea just doesn’t hold. To test this idea, we must first inspect what an obligation is in philosophical terms. An obligation is a duty that an individual must act on because they are morally bound to it. For example, parents have an obligation to care for their offspring because their children are helpless and need their guidance and love to succeed in this world. If parents break their obligation,… Keep Reading

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