Mary Kohlberg Case

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Mary is 7 years old and is a new student at school; she is shy in addition she keeps herself isolated from her peers because she is afraid to open up to new people. Karen is 7 year old student who is popular in addition to having many friends. Mary notices as she is walking to her class, she notices a group of peers laughing and pointing fingers at her. Karen was with the group but was not laughing at Mary, she notice her crying and wanted to stand up for her. Her parents always thought her to treat people the way you want to be treated. Karen felt like if she defending Mary, her friends would turn on her and not want to be friends anymore. Kohlberg identified three distinct levels of moral reasoning; pre-conventional morality, conventional
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