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Lauren Fernandez 10/18/16 Period 5 Ethical dilemmas have always been difficult for people because there is no one right way to solve them. There are no solutions that will satisfy everyone, which is why making a decision can be very tough. For example, your brother, who you are very close to, comes knocking at your door looking nervous, asking if he could stay at your house for a couple days. He says that he has nowhere else to go. You let him stay and then later find out on the news that he is wanted by the police because he ran away after shooting someone, who died later in the hospital from the gunshot wound. Your brother explains that he panicked and didn’t mean to shoot the person. Because of that, he ended up running away to avoid the police. There are multiple ways to approach this situation and at this point, you have to make a choice on how to act. As one of your options, you could turn your brother in to the police. Since your brother ended up killing another person, that person’s family is probably seeking justice for their deceased family member. The police are also looking for your brother, who is now a wanted criminal. One could argue that you would be doing the right thing because you would be helping the police, people who protect the citizens. It is what a good citizen would do. You would also be
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