For thousands of years human being tried to understand what does it mean to be human, what makes oneself a human being, and how can ‘humanity’ be best described. Though the answers seem vivid and one can find the definition in any dictionary, these questions are still unanswered. Another issue connected to the one in question is the question of human morality, or to be specific, morality as a description and definition of human being? What if it is the only thing that affects people? All these questions are essential and need an answer.
First of all, let us all clarify what human being and what does it mean to be one. According to the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, “human is a bipedal primate mammal.” In other words, the official definition states that a human is simply an animal. People have always tried to separate human beings in terms of physical, psychological or genetic features. The trouble with this is that these are simply often different points on a variety rather than a solution.
Now let us define morality and discuss what it really means. According to the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, morality is conformity to ideals of right human conduct.” This definition is extremely vague and does not illustrate or depict anything special. If we think usage, morality means a code of conduct held to be trustworthy in matters of right and wrong.
Whether by society, philosophy, faith, or personal principles; in its second, normative and sense, morality refers to an ideal code of conduct.