Determining Universal Rules and Ethics

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The ELI results determined that I use my reasoning skills to determine universal rules and the processes that need to take place in order to provide a sense of societal fairness and justice. My preferred ethical lens is the "Rights and Responsibility and Relationship Lens". Some of the core values I hold dear, as determined by the ELI, include core values that relate to autonomy and equality. In other words, I wish to participate and believe in self-rule and a one-man (or woman) one-vote society that is equal in all regards. My core values also include a belief in universal rules that apply equally to everyone and I believe that a "consistent application of the universal rules" provides the best results for society. One of my classical values is a focus on temperance and justice with individual balance and restraint. This individual balance in life carries over into my view of society as well. The societal balance I believe in can best be achieved through loyal and consistent dealings amongst mankind with a special focus on those citizens who are perceived as having no power. To my way of thinking as evidenced by the fact that I believe there are citizens with no power the process should work consistently. My blind spot, however, is that I sometimes trust the process too much. It seems that according to the ELI, I sometimes become so focused on good motives that I don't comprehend the problem(s) with my method. Instead, I cause unintentional pain with my overbearing
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