>Morals and Ethics part 1

>How do we classify something as morally correct or ethically correct? Is being morally correct automatically make something ethically correct, or vice versa?
Wikipedia (Oh I love Wikipedia)- defines ethics as “being a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality—that is, concepts such as good and bad, noble and ignoble, right and wrong, justice, and virtue”.
Morality? ” is a system of conduct and ethics that is virtuous”. Elaborating, “morality refers to personal or cultural values, codes of conduct or social mores that distinguish between right and wrong in the human society. Describing morality in this way is not making a claim about what is objectively right or wrong, but only referring to what is considered right or wrong by people. Also, morality refers directly to what is right and wrong, regardless of what people think. It could be defined as the conduct of the ideal “moral” person in a certain situation”.

Moving on with my point. Again, I ask. Difference between ethics and morality?
Seems to me that ethics are the umbrella of personal morality. Let me confuse you a little bit more. Are we ethically bound to the law as well? We as Pakistani citizens are subjected to The Constitution of Pakistan, we are legally bound to it. Are we ethically bound to it too?
Seemingly, ethics are based on social concepts. It may be considered wrong by the people if I (for the lack of a better subject) have a drinking problem. To them its wrong. However, if drinking is not wrong as per my definitions, then does that make it ethically correct?

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