Ethical theory and my thoughts on the Heinz Dilemma

  Three dominant ethical theories in western culture: Utilitarianism: According to Kurt Mosser (2013), “Utilitarianism argues that, given a set of choices, the act we should choose is that which produces the best results for the greatest number affected by that choice” (“Classical Theories,” para. 2). This theory involves the analysis of the consequences of… Continue reading Ethical theory and my thoughts on the Heinz Dilemma

Ethical Perspectives

Ethical perspectives defined, including examples and comparison: Relativism: According to Kurt Mosser (2013), “Relativism is the idea that one’s beliefs and values are understood in terms of one’s society, culture, or even one’s own individual values” (“Alternative Perspectives,” para. 3), meaning that universal morals are non-existent, one’s morals (ideas of right and wrong) adhere to… Continue reading Ethical Perspectives

Sonny’s Blues Literary Analysis

Character Development Resulting from Setting It is easy to assume that one’s community offers its occupants the same opportunities, as it’s physical attributes are familiar and accessible to each. This statement is negated in the story Sonny’s Blues, by James Baldwin which details how the urban community of Harlem contained cultural conflict leading to the… Continue reading Sonny’s Blues Literary Analysis

Advanced Perspective of Film: A Result of Lighting

I recently wrote an interesting article for school. Prior to this assignment I had watched movies for pure entertainment, upon the completion of this analysis I catch myself unintentionally paying closer attention to the details in films. Benefits of the use of lighting in the movie GoodFellas In the textbook, Film: From watching to seeing,… Continue reading Advanced Perspective of Film: A Result of Lighting

Studies Show Physical and Psychological Degradation Directly Relates to Poverty

Studies Show Physical and Psychological Degradation Directly Relates to Poverty Money: the sole possession that controls one’s ability to obtain all other possessions. One works as a lifelong slave to accumulate valuable paper, and upon failure to do so, suffers the physical and mental defeat of its power. The severity of the effects is so… Continue reading Studies Show Physical and Psychological Degradation Directly Relates to Poverty