Final paper - examine whether civil disobedience is a...

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Patrick Ghadban Professor Oliveira Engineering and Ethics 205 18 December 2015 Whistleblowing When we consider such a controversial topic, such as Whistleblowing we may wonder which options are most effective to maintaining a balance between state secrecy and democracy while preventing a “boy cried wolf” scenario. When we consider disagreements with the law, we may wonder whether or not we should blow the whistle and commit an act of civil disobedience. In this short assignment, I will
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Unformatted text preview: examine whether civil disobedience is a justifiable act, in the “Snowden Case,” when blowing the whistle. First, I will explain which account of civil disobedience best describes the “Snowden Case.” Then, I will explain why I think Snowden was justified in blowing the whistle. Section I: What is Whistleblowing? Section II: Rahul Sagar on Whistleblowing Section III: Is Rahul Sagar’s views on Whistleblowing valid?...
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