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Sarah Swope Psychology 289 Professor Gustavo Carlo Extra Credit Paper My sister’s keeper dilemma In My Sister’s Keeper, the little girl has to decide whether to keep her life for herself or to help her sister survive. To apply Kohlberg’s theory to this situation, we have to look at the parents and decide whether they think it is right or wrong to kill their daughter for their other daughter. This is a very dramatic moral dilemma but Kohlberg’s theory can still be applied. Kohlberg’s theory of moral development simply says that there are different levels of moral development. Kohlberg really focused on why an act should be done in his levels of morality compared to what the choice actually was. Here is an explanation of the scene using the theory of moral development. In the preconventional morality level, stage one, if the parents are for taking their younger daughter’s life for the one with cancer, they would say it is right to take the life because they had the child to save our other one in the first place. If they were against it, it would
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Torrence during the Spring '11 term at UNL.

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