5 results for 'ethics'
Those of y'all who were regulars or even know me in real life already know that I find it quite sad that I have to be responsible for Other People's Children while I am at work. Having 3 children of my own of various ages and a young grand daughter I would like to say I have a little experience raising children. I see, in life in general, that many parents don't take the time to teach their children how to act in the real world or when they have a job. I know I cannot be the only person alive that has witnessed young adults in the workplace who need a babysitter to help them get through... (more)
Obscenity: Hard to Describe, but you Know it when you See it.
Corruption at its finest. The Business of Child Abuse
By Joshua Allen
Take a look at this image. It is page 7 from the 2009 tax returns from a modest sized foster agency called Futuro Infantil Hispano located in West Covina California. You will notice the salary of one person earning as much or more than the head of the entire Child Protective System. The salary of another, apparently goes to a man who is mostly retired but still earns close to $200,000 per year. Monies meant for the care of abused and neglected... (more)
This column will look at political events, trends, and developments in the United States at the national and state levels from the perspective of one who claims to be a real American and true patriot. In order to write such a column and make such a claim, a decent respect for the intelligence of one’s readers requires an explanation of what such a perspective is and is not.
Geography does not enthrall a patriot’s spirit, nor does a patriot’s spirit venerate real estate above principle and purpose. A patriot does not honor senseless violence, insufferable arrogance, or repulsive callousness... (more)
... corrupt the moral fiber of the electorate. The modern source of this delusive outlook is Ayn Rand. Though primarily known as a novelist, Ms. Rand expounded an alluring philosophy she called Objectivism. As she explained it, philosophy had five components: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Aesthetics, Ethics, and Politics [http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=objectivism_intro].
The latter two components will be discussed and disputed here.
“Man—every man—is an end in himself, not the means to the ends of others. He must exist for his own sake, neither... (more)
...effort of utmost importance in healthcare system today. Historically, health has been analogous to medicine and ‘bedside manner’ has therefore been a critical part of Doctors’ diagnosis and care relationship with their patients. However, over the years this contemporary facet of medical ethics has been slowly replaced by tyrannical pathology and health technology. Hence, the medical model with its many inventions may have reduced the pain. But it has been unable to eliminate the suffering in the absence of human feeling and compassion.
In the United States, the efficacy of... (more)
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