A person with a vicious character has many vices

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A person with a vicious character has many vices.” [Bur11]This is depictedby Claude who only cares about his welfare and safety and not for that of his roommate.Claudeis not worried about the fact that his roommate is pushing hard drugs on campus. Rather, he isworried by the fact that his marijuana may be discovered in the event that the university conductsa random search of the rooms.Claude only cares about his own self-interests and does not careabout what affects or hurts his roommate which goes against moral principle.Case 9, p. 130Cibella Borges had been a police officer in New York City for more than eighteen monthswhen nude photographs of her appeared in a girlie magazine. (The photographs had beentaken before she was appointed to the department.) She was subsequently dismissed fromthe department for “conduct prejudicial to the good order and effectiveness of the policedepartment.”In this case, the party involved is Cibella Borges.The moral issue at stake iscompromising photos existing of a public servant and upholder of law.While these photos weretaken prior to Cibella being appointed to the department, they are still a liability for thedepartment while she is employed with them.“We are all the products of our accumulated pastchoices and practices.” [Bur11]The past actions of Cibella eventually caught up to her and costher the job with the department.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Daniel Restrepo
Tags
Pharmacology, Ethics, Claude, hard drugs

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