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Normative ethical subjectivism is an ethical stance that attempts to specify circumstances under which an action is morally right or wrong using four distinct arguments that try to prove this claim Normative ethical subjectivism claims that an act is morally right if and only if the person judging the action approves of it Stemming form this view on ethics a normative ethical theory has been made An ethical theory is a theory of what is right and wrong This stance on ethics is the opposite of another ethical stance called methethical antirealism Methethical antirealism is centered on the idea that because there is no right and wrong actions just personal preferences there is no such thing as morality It also states that morals are just a personal preference Normative ethical subjectivism makes its claim in four different arguments witch are democracy tolerance disagreement and atheism The democracy argument makes the premise that if everyone has an equal right to have and voice moral opinions then everyones moral opinions are equally plausible The next premise states that everyone does have an equal right to have and voice moral opinions These two premises lead to the conclusion that everyones moral opinions are equally plausible The first premise of the argument creates a problem because not everyones moral opinions are equally valid and plausible I have lots of opinions like the location of LSU how far away the moon is and the speed limit on College Drive My opinion is LSU is located in Arizona the moon is 100 miles away and the speed limit on College Drive is 75 miles per hour My opinions are all incorrect showing that the plausibility of an opinion really has nothing to do with ones right to hold it Having a right to an opinion is one thing the truth of that opinion quite another This undermines the first premise of the argument causing me to reject a crucial part of
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