Unformatted text preview: In Suzanne Britt's essay Neat People vs. Sloppy People; she carefully compares the two kinds of individuals. I personally enjoyed her interpretations very much. In her opinion, the variation was not merely the differences in preferences in cleanliness, but in morality. She states, &quot;Neat people are lazier and meaner than sloppy people&quot;. This is a bold statement, assuming that all neat people are lazy and mean, when some may beg to differ. Others consider sloppy people to be the lazy ones. Her description of &quot;sloppy people&quot; I particularly enjoyed. At this point in time, if Britt saw my closet, she would immediately identify me as &quot;sloppy people&quot;. According to Britt, there is a very understandable reason to my untidiness. In her words, &quot;Sloppy people, you see, are not really sloppy. Their sloppiness is merely the unfortunate consequence of their extreme moral rectitude&quot;. This means, despite my wifes constant nagging about my lack of cleanliness, this slack in tidiness justifies what a great, ethical person I...
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- Spring '10
- Ethics , Suzanne Britt, sloppy people, Neat people