MORAL REALISM

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is a type of thinking characteristic or property of typically younger children although those with mental conditions can be display the same tendencies to equate good behaviour with obedience as they equate the morality of an act directly with the consequences of that act.

MORAL REALISM: "Moral realism is typically observed within small young children where they make moral judgements based on the consequences of the act not the motive behind the act."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MORAL REALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/moral-realism/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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