What is a moral? This is a question that has plagued philosophers for many years. Is it possible
to have a set of universal morals? There are many questions that surround the mystery of morals. They
seem to drive our every action. We base our decisions on what is right and what is wrong. But what is it
that actually determines what is right and what is wrong? Is it our sense of reason? Is it our sense of
sentiment? This is a question that David Hume spent much of his life pondering. What exactly is it that
drives our actions? Yes, morals drive them, but what determines what our morals are? What is it that
ultimately drives our actions; our feelings or our minds?
Hume would say that it is our sentiment... View More »