Personal Ethics And Morality And Truth

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Growing up I was raised very one sided, my family raised me Muslim so everything I was learning was what they believed was right; never questioning my stance or anything. My ethics and morality were simple, whatever my parents believed I believed; no questions asked. With them right and wrong were very clear, if it went against our beliefs it was wrong, if it did not it was right. However, as I grew older and distanced myself apart from my family, I started to think more for myself and less for others, questioning everything being said and figuring out what beliefs were mine, and what were others handed down to me. I started forming my own opinions, and defining myself as more than just my religion. For me, decision and the truth all…show more content…
evil, and that my morals are too high to be bringing evil into the workplace. When ethics is being practiced, ethics likes to answer the questions of human morality, by placing us in scenarios involving good and evil, right and wrong, justice and crime. Human kind as a whole always has positions in our lives that make us question our morals and truth. Whether it is a son or daughter being asked where they are, a husband who is cheating on his wife, or even an employee being trusted with the company money and testing if she/he holds more evil and steals the money or good and does what they are told. Of course since we are being tested without realizing it, many times we do fail; one of the major ethical failures we tend to do include lying, stealing, and benefiting yourself rather than helping others. Lying, and manipulation can play a big role in everyone’s life; while many will say lying is a bad form of ethics, not many can agree that lying can sometimes hold advantages. It all goes back to the context of the scenario; sometimes the truth can hurt more than the lie and you want to protect someone from that. Lying to benefit the other person, to help you appear better, or to even protect yourself or others. Lies can help a person get higher up in social situations, avoid someone from getting hurt, or even protecting a loved one.
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