Who Cares About Haiti?

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In the Case Study “Who Cares About Haiti Anyway” by Louis Jannsens there are clear indications of moral goodness, moral badness, moral rightness, and moral wrongness. In the Case Study about Haiti, and the 2010 earthquake that ravaged the country there are examples of premoral values and premoral disvalues that were involved in the decisions made in the Case Study. After the earthquake, the wealthiest countries, NGOs, and various charitable organizations pledged to help Haiti recover. People were concerned with the lives of the Haitians, their physical health, helping to rediscover their joy, and being good friends to those who needed it, they were concerned with their premoral values. We can call these people morally good and right. Days following the earthquake people from all over came to Haiti with food, water, clothing, medicine, and monetary donations to help a country that had just lost it’s citizens, homes, schools, and hospitals, among other things. Those in this Case Study who had good intentions were all of those who helped in whatever way they could, they were all morally good and right, and their premoral values were right. They include: Pierre, Professor Mensah, IHRC, NGOs, the United States, the UN, the Nepalese, and the media. Some of those whose intentions were to help, and premoral values were in the right place ended up doing morally wrong things that were regrettable, harmful, and in the end only added more to the reality of hunger thirst, pain, illness,
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