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- adj. Not ethical; not related to ethics.
Welch makes a distinction between evangelizing and proselytizing, which he described as "nonethical ways of seeking the conversion of others, or arm-twisting."
So if we are making a decision and there are ethical arguments to make one decision and nonethical arguments in favor of a contrary view, the ethical argument prevails.
Religions have sometimes been divided into the ethical and the nonethical; but so far as the character of the deity is concerned no such division holds, for there never has been a supernatural Power that has not reflected the moral ideas of its time and place.
a search for the moral minimum; it tried to draw the lowest acceptable line between ethical and nonethical, e.g., egotistical conduct, for instance, in economic or market dealings.