Week One - PSY 265 - CheckPoint - Sexuality and Value Systems

Week One - PSY 265 - CheckPoint - Sexuality and Value Systems

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1 Running head: SEXUALITY AND VALUE SYSTEMS CheckPoint: Sexuality and Value Systems 1. YOUR NAME PSY/265 DATE NAME OF PROFESSOR Sexuality and Value Systems
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I strongly feel that the specific value system in which I relate to the most is rationalism. I find that I have a tendency to look at things from an outside perspective and determine what the prospective outcomes may be before prior to making a decision. I do not, however, have a tendency to make immediate decisions without contemplating what may or may not take place as a result beforehand. I additionally feel as if utilitarianism also suits me well due to the fact that I enjoy engaging in things that are beneficial to me and everyone else who may be associated with me (Rathus, Nevid, & Fichner-Rathus, 2005). All in all, I do believe that rationalism is what I relate to the
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Unformatted text preview: most; however, utilitarianism is also something I relate to. When it comes to hedonism and asceticism, I feel as if they are not well suited for me. I do my very best to not make irrational judgments based on spur-of-the-moment actions. Additionally, I do not consider myself to be a religious person and certainly do not make sexual decisions based on my religion. I believe that the decisions I make are based on my personal views and try not to take in account the popular view. I weigh every decision I make on a case-by-case basis. I do, however, incorporate my personal ethics into my decision making. 2 SEXUALITY AND VALUE SYSTEMS 3 References Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J. S., and Fichner-Rathus, L. (2005). Human sexuality in a world of diversity. (6th ed.) Boston: Allyn and Bacon. ....
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