First I would like to thank the folks at Filmplicity and Dirty With Class for coming up with this blog-a-thon. The topic is definitely a tricky one and can lead down many paths, For my part I have decided to look at this question in several parts.
Let me just say that this is a very hard and open question to answer. What I have attempted to do in this post it cobble together stuff I have had conversations about as well as disparate thoughts I have had on the subject over my many years of watching movies.
First let’s start by defining morality.
Part I: Defining Morality
As I do with any intellectual exercise, I start to dig to determine the rules of engagement. In this case, I know what moral/morality means in the broadest of sense of the word. But for our purposes in this piece, let us use a standard, dictionary definition as the basis of the discussion (see inset).