Essay on A Brief Note On Grand Valley 's Student Guide

839 Words Dec 14th, 2015 4 Pages
What are ethics? According to Grand Valley’s student guide to a framework for thinking ethically it simply states, ethics refers to standards of behavior that tell us how human beings ought to act in the many situations in which they find themselves-as friends, parents, children, citizens, businesspeople, teachers, professionals, and so on. Knowing what ethics is all about will help to answer that one burning question of which short story in O. Henry Prize Stories, 2014 had the most impact of left the strongest impression on you this term. When I first saw this question I wasn’t sure what I wanted to say. I really had to think hard about this question and what it was asking in order to even know what to say. The more I thought the more a few stories in particular kept popping up in my head. The stories I couldn’t stop thinking about were “The Gun” by Mark Haddon, “Good Faith” by Colleen Morrissey, “Trust” by Dylan Landis and “Nero” by Louise Erdrich. Each one of these stories brings up ethical issues on their own but the one that I decided to go with was “Good Faith” by Colleen Morrissey this short story brings up a few ethical issues that I deem to be important to further discuss like is it okay to follow your religion so far that it might kill you and the concept of growing up and stepping outside of what you know in order to enhance your living and learn. Looking deeper into the ethical problems these issues present we will be able to examine Socrates teaching of “the…

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