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    Individual Responsibility is that all humans are the cause of their own actions; they provoke and decide to exhibit behaviour and therefore should be held morally accountable for these actions. There has been forms of responsibility for individuals and their behaviour for over a century, whereas there have only been statements regarding conduct of international organizations since the 1980’s. In International Law, the main criminal responsibility for individuals is dealt with by the International Criminal Court. In 1998, the Rome Statute was established by the ICC and the treaty came into force in 2002, with 124 states having ratified the treaty. (Lecture, Clarke) It established that there are four core international crimes that shall not be…

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    encourage myself to attain other languages. Of all languages, I chose to study Spanish, because I love the sound, their culture, and I admire the way they live. I admit that sometimes I would study a subject, because I know it will be on the test. Many students, including myself, are too concerned about grades that they are not actively perceiving, because of the stress and pressure. Not only do I claim in school, but I strive to claim daily life aspects. I would do chores around the house,…

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    There is a fine line between personal responsibility and what we define as freedom in our communities. There are times in public when people do crazy things or unsafe things that endanger themselves or others around them, it’s at this point that individuals are pushed to make personal choices to stand up for what they believe if it would help the situation. In review of the story “Samuel”, by grace Paley, the author develops the theme of personal responsibility and loss. First, we will discuss…

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    The media and its responsibilities 2 The media is a big part of our lives and has become a fundamental influence on the viewpoints and outcomes of world issues. The contribution allows everyone to have freedom of speech, but the media must take responsibility for its part in many of the problems that have been wide spread lately. The media have had a great impact on the younger generation telling them they have to look a certain way or be a certain size to be accepted by society.…

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    Nursing Home Essay

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    This study was on the effects of choice and enhanced personal responsibility for nursing-home residences. Langer and Robin selected two floors in a nursing-home for their field research. One group was told the staffs were there to help them while the other group had to make their own decision. The ability to maintenance a sense of independence in old age can be greatly influenced by a social factor, and it can have an abnormal effect on one’s psychological and physical well-being. Aging…

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    Sadly, President Trump announced the United States will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. Now, social responsibility should be demonstrated at the individual level. One of the examples of individual social responsibility is to avoid creating pollution by purchasing an electronic car. However, we think that many electric cars are more expensive than their regular car. In former times, electric vehicles used to be incredibly expensive because they were more or less handmade in small…

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    Moral Obligation Essay

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    Individual responsibility for implementing human rights varies based on a person’s belief about their moral obligations. Most people have similar ideas that if you see something and you can do something, then you should. However, some believe that it is one’s obligation to always do everything they can to help. Singer, Nager, and Young all discuss different types of personal responsibility. I support Singer’s argument the most, but to a slightly lesser extent. Singer writes about the idea that…

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    Student's Submission Q3 3.1 It is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting. One of the main and most important responsibilities of someone who works with children is to gain and maintain a relationship built on trust with the child and their Parent/Carer. Parents and carers need to be reassured their children are safe and cared for when in the educational setting. As a school we provide professional care to children and this means we have a…

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    Erin O’Keefe Philosophy 240 Midterm Essay Mastering Happiness Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics aims to explain the nature of living well through particularities of virtues which can lead to happiness. He takes pains to describe what happiness is, why it is the highest human good, and how it can be achieved through his virtues of character and of intellect. As well, he identifies three preconditions of virtue that highlight the role of the individual in exercising these virtues. Aristotle argues…

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    Scientist’s Responsibility The person who doesn’t take responsibility is equivalent to a leader who doesn’t look after his people; spiraling into failure and destruction. Recently, the hoverboard caused an incident where a celebrity ended up in the emergency room. The people who made the hoverboard should be held responsible because their product injured someone. A scientist is responsible if a person is harmed by his/her new creation. Similarly, Mary Shelley writes about a creation who goes…

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