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What are some ways to be more precise – and concise – in your scientific writing?

Q1: Review your required reading, especially Goodson’s (2017) Exercise 35 (attached), and the APA publication manual (2019) (Not attached – it’s online), and think about your experiences in writing your introduction and literature review from RES 7011 (attached).
1. Discuss the strategies (successful and unsuccessful) you can use to organize and write your paper (attached – RES 7011).
2. What new APA guidelines have you learned?
3. What are some ways to be more precise – and concise – in your scientific writing?
Q2: What ideas do you have for how you may test any research questions based on the paper (RES 7011) attached?
Everything is minimum 400 words and max 500

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How would you connect human freedom and moral decision making? 

. The Book of Job (Bible) on the one hand, and Camus and Sartre on the other, reflect a stark contrast in attitude towards God and organized religion. Having said that, how might the two contrasting attitudes be reflected in their respective approaches to the following areas:
A. Meaning/Meaninglessness of Life
B. Moral Responsibility
C. Human Freedom
2. How would you connect human freedom and moral decision making?  If religious or non-religious views influence decision making, what would you say would be the relationship between theses religious or non-religious views on human freedom?
3. Defend your understanding of the meaning of life as the right one using any of theories discussed in this course. Your answer should also include examples from real life experience.
4. Evaluate another classmate’s post defense of the right life to live by explaining whether or not you agree or disagree with their position and why.

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 What obligations or duties do we have, if any, to animals?

1. What obligations or duties do we have, if any, to animals? First, state and defend your position on this issue. Next, compare and contrast objections from philosophers such as Kant and Singer who may disagree with your point of view.
2. In one animal rights campaign years ago, there was a glossy poster with a beautiful female model wearing a mink coat, with blood dramatically dripping from the coat. Would you have supported the campaign poster? Why or why not, based on the ethical perspectives discussed in the course.

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What set of personal ethical principles you live by and how you formed them?

1. What set of personal ethical principles you live by and how you formed them
2. How your ethical reasoning skills have been transformed, if at all, by your establishing a personal set of ethical principles to live by
3. Real-life experience where you have appliedyour set of ethical principles to make sound judgments when confronted with moral dilemmas
4. Whether or not  the study of ethics and morality has value or is necessary to live the “good life,” and why?
5. In addition, it should be at least two typed pages and contain the following:

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What did you think ethics was all about?

Reflect back for a moment to the beginning of this course. What did you think ethics was all about? Has your work in the course changed your perspective on ethics? Has your thinking changed?

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Does life with or without meaning affect our moral decision-making? Why or why not?

Do you think life has meaning? From your perspective, how do you define a meaningful or meaningless life? Is your life headed in one or the other direction – towards meaningfulness or meaninglessness? Are you content with the way it is going? Does life with or without meaning affect our moral decision-making? Why or why not?
2. An old guru once asked, “Is man the hunter or the hunted?” How would you answer that, in terms of freedom or the lack of it vis-à-vis making moral decisions in life?

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How is Stoic Ethics helpful for keeping one’s integrity especially when under enormous pressure to give it up?

When supported with education, a person’s integrity can give him something to rely on when his perspective seems to blur, when rules and principles seem to waiver, and when he’s faced with hard choices of right or wrong.” –James Stockdale
Answer the following questions accordance with the Open Dialogue instructions:
1. Is it important to have integrity? If so, why? If not, why not?
a. Should we ever sacrifice our integrity for the greater good of humankind? (Cf. Module 5 on Utilitarianism) Explain your answer.
b. How would Aristotle defend the virtue of integrity? (Cf. Module 5) Explain your answer.
2. Using Stoic Ethics as discussed in “The World of Epictetus,” and Plato’s “The Ring of Gyges respond to the following questions:
a. What would you do if you had the ring of Gyges? Would you use it for good or for evil? Why?
b. How is the Stoic ethic, an ethics of integrity, contrary to Glaucon’s contention that the best form of justice is doing wrong with impunity? Use the “Ring of Gyges” story to explain your answer.
3. How is Stoic Ethics helpful for keeping one’s integrity especially when under enormous pressure to give it up? Be sure to examine Stockdale’s eight year stay in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp to explain your answer.  And also be sure to explain how the Bible especially the lessons from Job and the works the Stoic Philosopher Epictetus help him through these horrific years.

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What does your choice say about your integrity?

If you were to write an epitaph on your own tombstone, based on your character and integrity in your life, how would it read for all to see? Explain your tombstone, by indicating in bullet points, key events in your life which demonstrate integrity or the lack of it.
2. In your opinion, if given the choice to suffer an injustice without redress or to commit an injustice with impunity, which would you choose? What does your choice say about your integrity? Explain your answer.
3. If you were to be under horrific circumstances, how much could you take (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) before you sacrifice your integrity? Or would you have no qualms about giving it up at the first sign of “crisis” or “personal distress”? Explain your answer.

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How would you use your philosophical/ethical reasoning skills to determine what your moral responsibility is, if any, to your biological parents?

. Your parents gave you up for adoption at a young age, because at the time they had you they were young and had little in the way of financial resources. They thought that your being adopted by well-educated parents with financial security would be in your best interests. Thirty years have passed and by some stroke of fortune your biological parents found you, and one of them needs a kidney and you are the best match. Would you give up a kidney for your biological parent in need? Why or why not?
2. How does English’s contention (see quotation above) compare and contrast with Yutang’s contention that “a natural man loves his children, but a cultured man loves his parents”?
2.1. Apply one of the ethical perspectives from Kant, Mill and Aristotle to the cultural attitudes about a child’s relationship with his or her parents. (Cf.5)
2.2. How would you use your philosophical/ethical reasoning skills to determine what your moral responsibility is, if any, to your biological parents? Would it be different if it were someone not related to you that were in need? How and why?
3. After completing all questions, analyze a classmate’s post and examine if his or her answer is grounded on a philosophical worldview which is grounded in culture.  Do culture and a resultant philosophical worldview which influence ethical principles ultimately influence his or her ethical decision?

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Where would you prefer to retire in the U.S. or in Asia based on what you know from the articles about how the elderly are treated in each culture?

. Which of the two readings seemed to resonate more with your own experience or gut feelings – English’s or Yutang’s? Why? There are subtle social/cultural presuppositions that we may be unaware of that influence our ethical decision making. It is philosophy that forces us to question those presuppositions—that is living the examined life, so that we can become aware of what cultural influences and presuppositions are behind our ethical decision making, e.g. on family relationships, the treatment of animals, etc.”  Would you agree or disagree with this generalization? Explain your answer fully.
2. Where would you prefer to retire in the U.S. or in Asia based on what you know from the articles about how the elderly are treated in each culture? Use examples and quotations from the articles to support your answer.
3. In what way do you think pop culture television shows like Family Guy, The Simpsons, or South Park either erodes or strengthens family values? Explain your answer.