Journal #2 - Agricultures Ethical Horizon(CH 4 5 Ethical egoism is something that I think a lot of people can relate to in regarding to thinking or

Journal #2 - Agricultures Ethical Horizon(CH 4 5 Ethical...

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Agriculture’s Ethical Horizon (CH 4 & 5) Ethical egoism is something that I think a lot of people can relate to in regarding to thinking or doing something that will benefit and promote their best self-interest and their own good. Sometimes we have to do things that will benefit us and it might also not benefit someone else. For example, if I run my own business, I might welcome a moral theory that permits me to do what is best for my business and I. When I think of ethical egoism, I think of having the freedom to do whatever I need to want in order to benefit myself. The moral duty of acting in a certain way can be a strong ethical theory/standard to live up to because it teaches to tell the truth even when there are consequences that can be faced. This theory is the deontological ethical theory. For this theory, consequences are unimportant but the intention is paramount. I can personally relate to this theory in the way that I wont lie to my fiends nor hid the way I feel about certain things, I rather be honest with then lie to them and be considered a liar. For example, when we go dress shopping, if my friend tries on a dress that doesn’t look good on her, I will tell her to try on something else, as it doesn’t suit her right. I think it is important to be honest with others. Setting goals and social goals for agriculture will hold an important part in trying to reach the goals that are set. One of these goals is to continue the production of food and fiber. Why, because food and fiber are what keeps our society fed and happy. If there
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