Attribution is giving credit where credit is due. Appropriation is the complex borrowing of ideas, images, symbols, sounds, and identity from others.
Ethics Unwrapped Blog
Media representations of individuals or groups can hurt by reflecting stereotypes and mistaken beliefs or can help by being truthful and inclusive.
Systematic moral analysis is a tool that helps us to think through ethically complex situations.
The relationship between laws and ethics is not always clear. Although we may have a legal right to do something, this does not necessarily mean it is ethically justified.
Relativism is the belief that a harmful act is ‘right’ if the perpetrator claims it is ‘right,’ but what is right and what is wrong is not always relative.
Causing harm explores the different types of harm that may be caused to people or groups and the potential reasons we may have for justifying these harms.
A moral agent is capable of acting with reference to right and wrong, and has the power to intentionally cause harm to another. A moral subject is anything that can be harmed.
When making ethical decisions, the one consideration that a theory favors over all other considerations is called the Fundamental Moral Unit.