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    To value the role ethics plays in athletics as sports managers, coaches, or players each must understand the difference between “Winning at All Costs” and being “A Good Sport”. The distinction can be made between the two of them with being a good sport utilizing ethics in contrast to bending rules to gain an advantage to win a competition. Any person who has watched an athletic event has seen someone in soccer fake an injury. Another illustration with the implementation of video review is…

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    Virtue ethics varies greatly depending on the moral beliefs of the individual making the decision. Not every person has the same moral values so the lenses of virtue ethics are potentially limitless. When deciding what course of action to take under the virtue principle the individual must ask themselves if the activity that they are about to participate is either A) improving them as a person or B) supporting their morals. This principle relies on the assumption that if an activity does not go…

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    pick the morals and values that would best describe my personal moral theory I would choose Utilitarianism, Deontology and Cultural Relativism. To be honest, when it comes to a topic such as this it can be hard to put everything in words. I don’t always inspect certain parts of life to see where I could apply critical thinking, but I do have ways of deciding what I believe is ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ in different situations. In the textbook Think by Judith Boss she defines utilitarianism as “a moral…

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    Scenario: Moral reasoning is defined by Henry Richardson as individual or collective real-world perceptive concerning what, morally, one ought to do pertaining to what is correct and not correct (2013, pp.1). Moral aspects of doing what is proper depend upon moral, conventional, and personal rules from a young age (Matsumoto &Juang, 2013). Morals are based on values, where conventional rules are based on accepted as norms by a group of individuals, and personal rules are based on the personal…

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    against them if they so choose to stand up for their cause against society or the state. In Sophocles 's play Antigone, the king of Thebes, Creon (a symbol of the state), gives punishment to Antigone for burying Polyneices, which she believed was the moral thing to do. “That is what they say, and our good Creon is coming here to announce it publicly; and the penalty -stoning to death in the public square,” said Antigone in Sophocles’ play Antigone in lines 23-25. And in line 31, Antigone says:…

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    looking at is Ethics. It appears that in this area, culturally derived concepts shape the moral conclusions (for example values) that people reach thus leading to apparent diversity. In order to challenge this apparent diversity one can explore two contrasting principles Cultural relativism and Soft Universalism. Cultural relativism states that there is a diversity of ethical codes and that there are no universal moral principles. The first example I will be using to prove this is taken from…

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    and ‘morally wrong’ of the action that is occurring and is than determined by the rate of good to bad that a given action would make. Nonconsequential principles focus on the task being done rather than right or wrong. Ethical theories lead to what moral outcomes should be. However, we will see later my belief on which theory is the best way to know right from wrong.…

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    or wrong. The purpose of normative ethics is to help guide society on how humans ought to act. These theories provide justifiable and reliable outcomes to determine if an action is moral or immoral. Two principles that play a significant role in normative ethics are consequentialism and Kantianism. When faced with a moral dilemma, these theories may agree or conflict with one another. To fully understand how normative principles, justify morality, they must be broken down. We will begin with…

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    Describe two (2) ethical principles in conflict for the RN in the scenario. Ethical Conflict arises when an individual is confronted with a general belief system about morality, ethics or justice and their situation. Ethical dilemma, " usually involves a conflict of one individual right with those of another, conflict of one particular obligation with the right another or combined conflict of one group obligations and rights with those of another group."(Catalano, 2015,p.123). The important…

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    Utilitarianism is a theory based on the principle that actions are right and moral when they promote happiness, but wrong when they create the opposite. This means that even though one has goodwill he might still be creating sadness. Good will is not enough to be moral, any action based on good will must result in happiness. Typically, when we think of an action caused by good will we think it’s going to cause happiness…

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