Excuses Essay

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Excuses

While I was sitting here thinking about this paper, many thoughts went through my mind or many excuses not to do this paper.
Thoughts like, I'm tiered I just want to go to sleep, I'll just not go to class tomorrow and thoughts like trying to lie my way out of it, knowing that I shouldn't even be thinking that way.
This example of the way I was thinking is not a substantial excuse. A excuse is the concept that under certain circumstances, people can be excused from certain actions. Do I agree with it?
Yes I do. I believe there is a lot of unforeseen circumstances in this world. In today's day and time we make up a lot of excuses. Me sitting here making up reasons not to do this paper, probably goes through a
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For example, if your standing on line at a movie theater and the person next to you goes into cardiac arrest and you don't know what to do, you cant be held accountable for what happens to that person. When something comes down to a situation that you cant control it is called a Constraint. A constraint may be either external or internal. External constraint refers to outside factors. Like when a bank teller is held up at gun point and is forced to hand over his or here's money. This is a action against will. Of course the bank teller did not want to give up the money, but he or she had not choice. Internal constraint comes from inside rather than from someone else. Craving, impulses, desire, urges are all examples of internal constraints. Somebody that has a disorder like a kleptomaniac really cannot be held responsible for shoplifting.
But yet we would blame a robber who carefully orchestrated the robbery of a bank while feeling no inner compulsion to carry out the plan. Similarly, we would blame a patients who throw destructive and disruptive temper tantrums while fully in control of their actions. Uncontrollable circumstances are basically self expiatory.
When, in our estimation, the circumstances of an act are beyond the person's control, we generally excuse the behavior. There are many circumstantial excuses that we readily accept as right.
Illness, accidents, and unexpected duties are typical cases. For example you

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