America 's Employment As A Source Of Income Essay

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Every day most Americans successfully gain employment as a source of income. Typically, full time employees work on average forty hours a week. Some people go to work receiving more money than their coworkers, friends, and even family depending on their hourly or salary pay. Fortunately, the economy in America is steadily improving, leading to more unoccupied positions that need to be filled by workers, allowing the unemployment rate to be lower than past years. For example, if someone made ten dollars for every hour they work, by the end of the week that person would earn four hundred dollars before taxes are taken out by insurance and the government. In most circumstances, the money that is made goes towards living expenses and other needs, but most times there is some spending money left over from the paycheck. One day you are approached by a man on the street who obviously appears homeless, shows clear signs of starvation and will die without some amount of money. The money could even be as little as ten dollars. I think that it is not only ethically, but morally wrong not to give the man ten dollars so he can live to see another day.
I think one of the greatest gifts a person can receive is the gift of a human life. A person’s life has an extraordinary meaning to it, especially seen through a loved one 's eyes. Aristotle seems to agree, he thinks that virtue is the greatest form of happiness and is the ultimate goal. Life can bring a lot of joy and…

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