Royce points out that we should treat each human as if they were ourselves. By having free will and ability to choose to do this, we would then hold the moral responsibility to of how we treat people. For moral responsibility, we need the freedom from pressure by outside forces other than ourselves. We become morally responsible when we can act upon our own wants with our own will, regardless of a fate. . When considering this argument and assuming human behavior as a consequence of outside factors rather than of free choice, then we must also consider the fact that our explanation of human behavior leaves no room for morality. This means that if people do not choose their actions, then they have no moral responsibility for them. If this argument of determinism were to be true, then there would be no need for human effort. Why should a person make an effort if their choices would have no effect on life?

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