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    Ethics have a place in every society in the world; one will find a system of what is considered morally right and wrong regardless of the location or culture being observed. What does depend on location and culture is the nature of each ethical system. The way in which a society or culture views the world shapes its ethical system and determines which aspects of that system are emphasized. Examining the major ethical systems of the Eastern and Western world, Confucian and Christian ethics…

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    knows deep down that there is no other qualified and more deserving candidate for this promotion then Paul, however, because of the limitations Paul’s disability present, Nicholas is thinking in a different mindset. If Nicholas were to follow his morals and promote Paul, regardless of his limitations, Nicholas would have to be prepared for the backlash that may come his way from Paul’s coworkers. Nicholas needs to be able to prove his case and showcase all the reasons why having Paul in this…

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    how strong is a feeling of disgust? Is it strong enough to influence our considered moral judgments or is it just an untrustworthy emotion? In Chapter 5 of the book, Yuck!, the author, Daniel Kelly, addresses this question and defends the skeptical view of moral disgust against a moral disgust advocate’s view. Moral disgust advocates believe that disgust should influence our considered moral judgments, but moral disgust skeptics say it should not. By discussing the standard dispute between…

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    what is ethical can be perceived differently based on personal “value-system” (Hanson, 2009). Northouse (2015) emphasized that ethics is infused in every action of a leader (p.266). For example, ethical considerations involving dimensions of power, moral obligations, innovation, occupational health and safety, and organizational culture, all can impact how a leader is perceived and received (Etter, 2010). Etter (2010) described the pharmaceutical industry as an example of a setting where the…

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    respects them. The meaning of right in sentence number one would mean completely, or to the full extent. This could be either ethical or non-ethical because if you don’t completely do something it could affect people or it could have nothing to do with morals and values of yourself or…

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    character does count, and morality—both private and public—is essential in our leaders. In the reading, Johannesen explains that ethics is general and systematic and the guiding principles of right and wrong human behavior. However, he goes on to say that morals Is practical and specific and is based on cultural standards of right…

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    Ethics The word ethics can have many definitions depending on the person. One individual may view ethics as how a person should act, but another may say that ethics is the rights and wrongs when making a decision. No matter where one may go or what one may do, they will always have a set of standards they are held to. In the book Macbeth by William Shakespeare, there are characters making unethical decisions on every page. The main character in the book, Macbeth, makes unethical decisions…

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    Ethics is something that is determined by the individual. What seems correct to one person, may not be correct to another. There are, however, certain “rules” that a person in society must obey to live their life to full potential. In The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, there are several characters that break these “rules” and are therefore considered unethical. For example, a seducer that “murderers” his newborn child (Dumas 187-188). There are also characters that are considered…

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    What is an ethical dilemma? An ethical dilemma is a situation where a choice must be made between two options, but neither resolves the problem ethically. The use of the 1918 influenza as dual use research is the eptiome of an ethical dilemma. The 1918 influenza was a pandemic that killed approximately 20-50 million people (Trilla et al. 2008). Recently, it was revived from extinction to be used as dual use research. Dual use research is a termed applied to research that is intended for benefit…

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    is a person’s conscience.” (Lee 140). A person’s conscience is defined by Webster’s online dictionary as “ the sense or consciousness of the moral goodness or blameworthiness of one's own conduct, intentions, or character together with a feeling of obligation to do right or be good ”. The preceding quote displays the importance of following self-set morals, it is one of many lessons in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. This lesson, however, is taught by the lawyer and father of two children,…

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