The Law Is Reason Free From Passion Essays

1766 Words Nov 23rd, 2016 8 Pages
“Law is reason free from passion” Aristotle. He has been a philosopher I have build much of my life around, however I do not fall within his ethics as a lifestyle. I strive to ensure rules and regulations are followed strictly and precisely. I had lost much of my passion for life. I joined the United States Army at the age of 17, just months after September 11, 2011. My family tradition to uphold our great nation 's lifestyle was my only concern. Raising my right hand to say those words, “I, Theresa Rose Spohrer, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God." was one following Kantian ethics, a duty, I felt was one my parents wanted to do, however were unable to. I wanted to follow my Grandfathers and serve our great nation. At the age of seventeen I was still unsure of how that would present itself. I grew and developed myself into a young mother of four and a leader to a human resources section traveling weekly to provide for my family. As a unit we were never up for the call to support and defend so I just did what was needed by my leadership. Every young woman wants nothing but joy for their life and I wanted to serve. September 18…

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