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Truth-Telling Ethical concerns of Truth, Validity, and  Trust
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What Kant Thought Lying is alright if: If I don’t expressly let you know that  you’re worthy of my thought, then  expect me to lie to you If force is used to obtain the truth,  lying is the only defense you have You know the truth you may tell will  be abused ( mistrust )
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Glorious Kant Quotes “We cannot judge the inner core of  morality, no man can do that; but we are  competent to judge its outer  manifestations.” “We must distinguish between reserve  and secretivness, which is something  entirely different.”
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The Point? Kant says that man will not lie about  something he “has no desire to speak”  about Lies are manifestations of the inner core  of morality, and its up to use to determine  if they’re right or wrong
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Carr: Is Business Bluffing Ethical? If everyone lies, then truth is not expected  to exist If everyone does it and it’s not illegal, then  it’s ethical
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“The Reality of the Game” Carr believes that business is harsh and  that ethics should be lax Ethics should not guide business  decisions, laws should It’s a game about money and stepping on  people, but doing it nicely
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Playing to Win Carr  says
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2009 for the course DRXL 100 taught by Professor All during the Spring '09 term at Drexel.

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