Ethical Dilemmas Essay

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Ethical Dilemmas
Kevin Brock
April 26, 2015
CWV 101: Christian Worldview
Instructor: Peter Rasor

People from all walks of life face many ethical dilemmas. These dilemmas have consequences. Our worldview determines how we deal with these dilemmas, and guides us to the right decisions. In this essay, I will examine an ethical issues through my Christian worldview. I will also present other viewpoints, and compare them to mine.
Ethical Dilemma This dilemma involves my friend Paul. Paul has been working very hard in practice, and the weight room and has earned a starting position on his team. The team has recently been winning more, and many of the players are using a new performance enhancing drug. Paul’s teammates are always
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Resolution As mentioned in the paragraph above, these drugs are wrong on so many levels. To handle this dilemma in a Christian way, you must realize and analyze your worldview. Performance enhancing drugs are illegal. We as Christians are supposed to align ourselves with the laws of Government, as ordained by God. Paul needs to merely stand up, and say these drugs are illegal. Even though this drug is rare and not on the banned list, all other performance enhancing drugs are. Also, God created Paul in His image. If Paul were to take these drugs, he would be saying that what God had created was not good enough. Its alright to exercise to make better and stronger what God had made. Finally, taking performance enhancing drugs is cheating. Paul worked really hard to gain this starting position, and did it the right way. Paul wants to be a part of the team, but as a Christian, he wants it the right way.
Evaluation
Paul will likely face some sort of hazing and teasing by standing up for his beliefs. It is possible that he may lose his spot on the team. The performance enhancing drugs are making it possible for his other teammates to do better than Paul. But this has given them an unfair advantage. It can also cause them injury. This would make it possible for him to get his spot back as a starter. Stating how his beliefs make it wrong for him to take part in these drugs make him different than most. He will show that he stands

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