Interfering is a bad move! Giving advice to friends and family when they face a big decision could ‘violate a moral right’, philosopher says
- Philosopher says people have ‘moral right’ to make own transformative decisions
- Cambridge University’s Dr Farbod Akhlaghi stresses importance of own choices
- Big decisions such as having children and getting married should be made alone
It can be all too tempting to wade in with well-meaning advice if you don’t like who your friend is marrying, or if they say they are going to quit their well-paid job.
But interfering in loved ones’ big decisions could in fact ‘violate a crucial moral right’, according to a philosopher.
Dr Farbod Akhlaghi of Cambridge University believes that we have…