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Assume that you accept the following ethical rule: “Failure to tell the whole truth is wrong.” In the textbook illustration about Santos’s problem with Ellis’s instructions, (a) what would this rule require Santos
to do and (b) why is an unalterable rule such as this classified as an element of imperative ethical theory?

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