I use my rationality to determine how I can ensure equality to all others. I learned that my blind spot is I trust too much in just outcomes for everything. I tend to forget that although every person should have equal access, not everyone does. Even though I want everything to be fair, I know it is not and I often rely on ethical decisions to come up with a fair system. We all have our strengths and weaknesses.
Perhaps more so than Emotivists, Prescriptivists see ethical language as fairly meaningful. They believe that the terms used are able to create absolute rules that everyone ought to follow. It would seem that ethical language is seen by many as very meaningful, although for varying reasons. However agent centred theories such as Virtue Ethics would argue that our main focus of morality should be on becoming as virtuous as possible, rather than deciding what is meant by ethical language. Therefore it would seem that perhaps morality should be more focussed on individuals’ actions rather then defining what is meant by ‘good’ and
I was surprised that my blind spot was identified to be overconfidence in process because I rarely feel confident in anything. My values were described to be justice and fortitude and resultant behaviors are that I demonstrate courage and steadiness in the face of obstacles and I tend to avoid rash actions. My ethical lens directs my academic behavior by giving me good reasoning skills and allowing me to think through problems carefully and research all options. My ethical lens influences my critical thinking because it allows me to make informed decisions that I find are best for the well-being of everyone around me. I believe that a person’s emotions can influence critical thinking because some people’s ethical lens is more heartfelt and can let them make decisions with their emotions instead of with their knowledge and brain.
Integrity does not mean being perfect, but rather having high moral principles and being trusted in our actions as well as our words. It is something that compels us to do the right thing all the time. In our day-to-day life, we are presented with different choices. Some are hassle free and are very easy to make, while others may be difficult and requires significant effort. Of all the choices offered, picking the right or the wrong one is often determined by our character, which is based upon the qualities of integrity, accountability, and reliability.
The conflicts that are found in the everyday world is in need of open minded, diverse people. Obligation is indeed an efficient ethical perspective with strong ties to doing the fair and just thing. There are times when your obligation to the law might override your obligation to your partners or fellow officers. You have to be willing to abide by the code of ethics set before you which are true and just. In order to work with a diverse group of people you must be able to conform to the moment and the situation being flexible in your actions but conforming to your obligations.
Ethical perspective is not always about making everyone happy, because it is virtually impossible to make everyone happy. Ethical perspective is more focused on making the best decision for the good of all individuals involved as well as setting the standard in future situations. These ethical lenses helped to influence my decisions based on the information that was provided. It allowed me to be fair and just towards all individuals concerned as well as guide provide me with the proper steps to
Nathan Prince GS 1145 5-11-15 Unit 9 Assignment 1: Adding to My Self-Knowledge In taking the various personality tests to see where my strengths and weakness lay, some introspection on improvement has been able to take place. Many of my strengths seem to be based on leadership skills and keeping true to standards and traditions. These are good qualities to have but can also get in the way of outside opinions and accepting of new ideas. Finding a balance between the two spectrums will really help develop a more balanced person in my opinion. The test that examines more in depth of leadership styles produced a somewhat predicted outcome.
. In an idea world everyone should do this but in reality it may prove difficult for some people to participate in, this is connected to the need to be seen to do the right thing, it may also feel that you are facing criticism. Reflective practice is not criticism it is being open and honest about your strengths and areas for further development. If you are open and honest with others it can encourage others to be open and honest with you. Reflective practice in a colleague-based environment can build a work place with trust and respect as in a group you can explore and take a conscious look at emotions,
I agree with this science of duty, although I do not follow deontology very strictly. I try to always act ethically right because of the morals that I have. I do not think about my motivations and reasons behind each action and decision that I make, but I do make many decisions based on how others would view that decision because I want to give the perception that I have good morals. Results/ Utilitarianism The results that come from utilitarianism ethics are supposed to create happiness and pleasure from all people
Core Values Values serves as my guiding light in being able to carry out the ideals that I believe in life. From the abyss of values cradles the core values I want to incorporate with my everyday as part in fulfilling the mission that I have made. The values of Integrity, Independence, Fairness, Respect Honesty, Loyalty, Dependability, Confidentiality and Hard-work are among the values that are central and the focal point to the belief system I firmly believe in. Personal Code of Ethics In lieu to my mission statement wherein I want to promote a purposeful life, the primary purpose of my personal code of ethics is to inspire me to be the best person I can be to others and to myself. The personal code of ethics will mold me to be a better person to the community and the society that I belong into.