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  • Analysis Of Singer's Argument On Poverty

    bad from happening, without thereby sacrificing anything of comparable moral importance, we ought, morally to do it (Singer 231).”, and “…We ought to give the money (extra money that isn’t being used for basic necessities like food, shelter, and medical care) away, and it is wrong to not do so (Singer 235).” Within his argument, Singer says that we should help people if we don’t have to sacrifice anything of comparable moral significance. In my opinion, this assumption is flawed because not…

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  • Moral Judgement Research Paper

    by their moral judgment. Growing up in a less fortunate community and witnessing crimes time and time again will begin to seem normal to someone. Within the article Haidt (2001) defines moral judgement as “ Moral judgments are therefore defined as evaluations (good vs. bad) of the actions or character of a person that are made with respect to a set of virtues held to be obligatory by a culture or subculture (pg 817). Haidt talks about how certain situations require us to use our moral judgement…

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  • Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca Analysis

    A Perspective View of the Native People in the New World Seen by the Eyes of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca and John Smith When the first explorers arrived in America from Europe, they encountered many different indigenous peoples of the land. Every pioneer had their own experiences with the native people, varying from educational and boring to threatening and appalling. Many of the meetings became more and more intense as interactions between the explorers and natives became recurrent. These…

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  • Jean-Paul Sartre's Existentialist Ethics

    Fourthly, Existentialist Ethics, it is a philosophy with ethical implications of the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980). For Sartre we are “condemned to be free” his main theme: “[physical] existence precedes essence [nature].” He believes that recreation of self is always possible. This means that the most important consideration for individuals is their freedom to act independently and be responsible of their actions determining their own developments [existence] rather than what…

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  • Positive Deviance And The Civil Rights Movement

    On the surface, the concept of positive deviance would be seen as very unusual. However, this abnormality does not equate to a contradiction. Saying that all deviance is negative by definition is conceding that deviance cannot bring about any positive change. Historical cases, such as the Civil Rights Movement, have proven this notion to be false. In these instances, the charge of deviance is shown to be dependent not only on the will of those who rule, but mainly on the receptiveness of general…

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  • Prisoner's Dilemma In Little Bee, By Chris Cleave

    Cleave’s novel, Little Bee, when individuals, exposed to an unknown environment, begin to question their individuality, they perform actions that perform actions which benefit themselves. Confusion over one’s identity prompts the disorientation of their moral compass. When forcefully immersed into the unknown, individuals…

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  • Feeding Of The Hungry Analysis

    THE EXISTENSE OF MORAL DUTY TO FEED THE HUNGRY When it comes to matters regarding the moral obligation of one feeding the starved, I am of the notion that they should be helped as it is one of the fundamental principles that make us human. However, this raises the issues to what extent should an individual help a stranger and does it imply that certain individuals in society bear a more obligatory duty than others. It also causes one to question his or her moral duties to others and the…

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  • Thomas Kilmann Conflict Model

    Accommodating In the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Model, Accommodating is unassertive and cooperative which is the opposite of competing. It might take the form of selfless generosity or charity, allowing another person to have their own way and tolerating decisions that they not like. In accommodating, individual neglects his or her own concerns to satisfy the concerns of the other person, allows questionable decisions to go ahead, bends the rules and self-scarify. They tend to see conflicts as…

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  • Expository Essay On George Moore's Paradox

    George Moore was a British philosopher who primarily studied ethics, epistemology and metaphysics. He devised a remarkable paradox: Let’s suppose it is raining outside but you do not believe that it is raining, and you strongly commit to saying and believing that it is not raining. This could come across to some as an absurd or nonsensical thing to stress, but it could still be true. It could be raining outside, but you are entirely unaware of the current state of the weather. It can’t be…

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  • Judith Thomson Abortion

    unjust meaning its not morally wrong. There is a difference in a desire and a moral obligation. We define a desire as a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen. We define a obligation as an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment. We as humans have many desires but fewer moral obligations. A desire is much more different than a moral obligation. We sometimes believe there are desires but we have no right…

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