Essay Measuring Our Earth

1172 Words Nov 7th, 2015 5 Pages
Measuring our worth

Jodie L. Hebner

Grantham University

Introduction
In 1968, Ford Motor Company had to create a hard decision regarding recalls/maintenances of the Pinto model car and other vehicles with the same frame. It was exposed that when hit from behind the fuel tank on said vehicles would detonate causing vehicle fires injuring people and even killing people. The estimated repair per vehicle was $11, equaling approximately $121 million to make the changes to all the vehicles that were already produced. By using the risk/benefit analysis process Ford Motor Company, concluded that the risk did not outweigh the
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“Approximately is said to have intrinsic value if it is good ``in and of itself,'' i.e., not purely as a means for acquiring something else.” “Something is said to have instrumental worth if it is good because it delivers the means for obtaining somewhat besides of value.” (Holsling, 2013) Recently, in the news has been a story of a young lady who on life provision with no accidental of recovery, she is 14 weeks pregnant, the hospital wants to keep the lady on life support until the baby is born while the husband desires her removed from life support. This story has followers on both sides, now the interrogation still remains to wait and let the baby be born or eliminate her from life funding and loss not only the wife but also their unborn babe. This is a harsh decision for the family to make yet as we are wisdom here what is intrinsic value of the life of the mother and child at this point in time. (Pregnant, brain-dead woman’s husband sues hospital, January 14, 2014)

Consider how you would measure your own worth or the value of someone close to you. Who are their stakeholders and what is their value to each of them? How will they measure it financially?
Measuring Our Worth have intrinsic value if it is good ``in and of itself,'' i.e., not merely as a means for acquiring something else.” “Something is said to have instrumental value if it is good because it

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