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Should art and literature be moralizing?

Yes, art and literature should be moralizing

Art and literature should be moralizing because they are powerful forms of creative expression that can bring about significant moral change in people. It also imparts moral teachings that are crucial to such forms of creative expression.

There is no such thing as amoral literature

The majority of novels contain some underlying philosophical, political, or social principles and it is impossible to create an amoral narrative.

Literature and art should be moralizing because fictional narratives impact society

Writers should be obligated to write ethical narratives because literature and art can have profound impacts on the actual lives of the people who consume it.

No, art and literature should not be moralizing

Art and literature should not be moralizing because that is not the goal of the medium. Additionally, they usually fail to be moralizing for every viewer or reader. The viewer often ignores the artist's intentions.

Objective morality does not exist

Literature and art should not, and can not, be moralizing because objective morality does not exist.

Entertainment should not contain moral or political agendas

Literature and art should not have a moral, political, or philosophical agenda because the purpose of art is to entertain, rather than teach a lesson or probe certain issues.

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