Name: Professor: Title: Date: The principle of custom or habit Introduction The principle of custom or habit explains that there is a force that works behind a person for him to be behaving in a manner he does. The pattern is a secret power that an object can produce another one; it causes one to act in a manner that he cannot explain. Habit is a drive which forms due to the repetition of actions without a person’s control “Dewey's moral philosophy” (Anderson 120) Habit/custom Habit/custom occurs when an action repeats itself without being compelled by any reasoning or an understanding of the process. Humans tend to pretend that the effect of habit results from custom. But through...