I’m trying to learn for my Communications class and I’m stuck. Can you help?
purpose of this discussion is to demonstrate your knowledge and
understanding of some important module concepts focused on honesty,
tolerance, and cultural relativism. This activity aligns with module
outcomes 1 and 2.
Answer one of the following discussion questions below. 250-300 words.
Philosopher Immanuel Kant believed that truth is absolute, and we
should never lie to others under any circumstances. Even if you do not
necessarily agree with Kant’s categorical imperative, explain why this
concept of honesty should be an absolute rule in our communication with
Even if you do not necessarily believe in deception under any
circumstances, what are the conditions that may be acceptable to not
tell the truth? Be certain to provide examples. Can one ethically avoid
lying by ambiguous statement or withholding part of the truth?
Provide a definition of tolerance and explain how it might help
people avoid misunderstandings or conflicts among individuals of
different beliefs. Give examples to illustrate your answers.
Provide a definition of ethical relativism. How might the
understanding of ethical relativism improve tolerance for people of
various religious beliefs? Give examples to illustrate your answers.