Human Values

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Human’s create values emotionally in response to a human situation. Human’s are sentimental people who let their emotions guide them through any kind of struggle or problem that they encounter in life. For instance, we could see today what is happening in our society, with issues like immigration and war. People become emotional and infuriated when they hear that a Republican candidate wants to secure the borders of our country, or deport any illegal immigrants. When it comes to this kind of situation, people make their own values and morals based on their emotions. One would say that it is preposterous to deport an illegal mother who gives birth to an illegal child. The laws and rules do not allow that to happen, but our government tries to…show more content…
He believes that we have a pre-reflective awareness of our existence that precedes the conceptual awareness of our essence. What this means is that we have some sort of immediate awareness without recognizing it consciously. We than reflect upon this immediate awareness and make sense of it. Sarter does not believe in the existence of a God. Only humans exist consciously. We are not controlled by some mind that tells us how we should act and live our lives. I disagree with with him on this view because if there was no supreme being or mind, there would be no civilization or existence. However, I agree with him and what he thinks values are. He says that humans are the ones that create values. As human beings who think rationally, we are the ones who are supposed to choose what is morally right and morally wrong. I believe that we were created by a supreme being, but it is up to us to find morals that suite our lives. There were no values before human existence. It is through experience and trial-and-error that we decide what is right or wrong. If something does not work out in order, than we abolish those values. If we did have values that existed before human existence, than our views
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