The Act was used to improve our counter-terrorism efforts (“USA Patriot Web”). According to the U.S Department of Justice, “since its passage following the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Patriot Act has played a key part in a number of successful operations to protect innocent Americans from deadly plans of terrorists dedicated to destroying America and our way of life.” Since the government believed that the Patriot Act was the answer to peace, they wanted to develop it but ended up twisting it to their advantage. The government started to abuse the power of the Patriot Act, and even the idea of the Patriot Act and then it began falling apart since “part of the statute violates the First Amendment and the Separation of powers doctrine” (“Top Ten”). With the government holding the control over the law, they are able to create their own version of what the Patriot Act is such as “eliminating the statutes of limitations for certain terrorism crimes and lengthens them for other terrorist crimes” (“USA Patriot Web”). This degree started the downfall of the nation in terms of peace.
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, CEO of Carlson Companies, signed the Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in the Travel and Tourism industry. The Carlson Company established the Code of Conduct to bring awareness to child sex trafficking and prevent sexual abuse of children at tourist destinations. I agree with what the company is trying to accomplish through their decision; sex trafficking is a very sad and serious problem that is prevalent everywhere. I believe that the help of large corporations taking a social stance against illegal activities will significantly contribute to positive change and justice. However, with this decision Carlson Companies has now limited their tourist destination locations within the
The government brainwashes their citizens to get them to be unquestioningly loyal to the party. The issue of brainwashing stands out as one of the most important topics in this book as well as one that is very relevant to today. Orwell communicates through his book that brainwashing is pervasive and destructive to our sense of reality and logic as human beings, and that it has a negative impact on the citizens subjected to it. Orwell expresses this belief especially at the end when Winston is in the ministry of love. We get to see the party’s thoughts in full detail as O’Brien explains everything to Winston and simultaneously brainwashes him.
The insight and vision of Mr. Marchionne, has successfully been implemented through sayings/language, role modeling and work-flow structures within Chrysler. According to Welch & et al. (2009), Mr. Marchionne stated, “in this business, mediocrity will kill you. We can’t accept it”. This statement reiterates that as a corporation in the automotive industry, they must strive to meet high standard goals and can not be short of those standards, else failure will engulf them.
The support is objective because the author presents facts and clear evidence, for example research done by Robert Kraut (1998) found that more people used the Web, the lonelier and more depressed they felt. In addition, after people went online for the first time, their sense of happiness and social connectedness dropped. She states that the Internet seemed to make the users feel more alienated. To support her assumption, she provides research findings which confirmed that the use of Internet had a significant detrimental effect of overall well-being. Facebook also cause problems in relationships, by increasing feelings of jealousy.
As employees faced pressure to reach quotas, they found ways to cheat the system. If a customer came in to open an account, the employee would simply make it two or three. The intense pressure placed on employees created an environment that not only rewarded dishonesty and malpractice, but made it necessary to maintain employment. Many employees attempted to report these illegal practices to the Wells Fargo ethics line, but action was never taken and the problem escalated. Many employees who attempted to report the crimes were fired and unable to find work due to a “black mark” Wells Fargo placed on their U5.
This study caused a lot of psychological harm on the participants and all the participants were deceived and therefore couldn't give full consent to take part in the experiment. Milgram has defended his experiment saying that in follow up interviews, there was no evidence of any long-lasting psychological problems. This suggests that while participants were caused a lot of stress and anxiety while taking part in the study. The stress and anxiety inflicted on them had no long-lasting effect. another evaluation that can be a negative or positive of Milgram research is that it can be linked to the Holocaust.
The visual images have the ability to speak louder than words. It is by this characteristic, that many values in the present day are ignored. The use of social media for advertising purposes is raising ethical concerns since the right information gets in the head of malicious users. Various websites, like Wikileaks, have been seen to leak very confidential information to the public. This has translated to psychological stress to the victims, an event that psychologists say can cause trauma.
Imagine a parent coming home to tell his or her child that he or she is unemployed. Emily Duff Bartel is the author of the article, “Driverless Cars- the ride of the future,” (document A) writes about how the computers on the vehicles can help these cars become safer, driving time will be reduced by allowing faster speed limits on the roads. While this is true, the faster the cars go the more likely of a malfunction which can lead to a catastrophic calamity. The incident would probably involve many more cars and can risk the lives of many, which could hurt thousands of people. Therefore allowing driverless vehicles on the roads is not a good idea because thousands would
The fact that social media platforms allow teenagers to communicate indirectly only makes it easier to be cruel to others. Psychologist Dr. Donna Wick mentioned that teenagers text all sorts of things that many people would never contemplate saying to anyone’s face. They judge other people’s looks and lives. They post hurtful and mean comments; moreover, they also spread false rumors. This will mentally hurt the bullying victim.
The primary crime that exists in this case is that of fraud. Fraud is “an intentional deception that causes harm to another” (Kubasek, 2016). The owners of Funny Face website, Chris, Matt, and Ian, definitely committed fraud when they switched the PYR to a low cost chemical emulsifier not approved by the FDA and marketed nationally on the radio, newspapers, their website, and Facebook. Novelty Now will also be held responsible for committing fraud since they also knew about the chemical being switched and did nothing to stop this from happening. I believe anyone who is part of the company, such as all the corporate offices of Novelty Now can be held liable for any criminal acts that took place regarding the products they produce and sell.
The United States government was born in a time of major oppression and turmoil. The founding fathers set out to create a government in which everyone could prosper and grow. In order to do that people had to be allowed to learn and grow, and science had to be funded. One of the major scientific findings of the mid twentieth century was MK ULTRA, an umbrella term for numerous studies of drugs, mental degradation, and mind control. MK ULTRA often considered a black mark on the reputation of the CIA was actually a positive operation because it kept LSD away from our enemies, furthered the important research that would 've been otherwise lost to history, and taught the government that mind control doesn 't work.
For Hennessy is an industry that does tire changers, brake lathe, and wheel balancing machines that is consider the world 's foremost wheel-service manufacturers. With that being said they ones running company should have known that they could have to deal with asbestos one day. They should have checked with whomever they had gotten the material from and been informed of any hazards in the items that they were buying or working on. With all this information present to a jury they would more than likely see that Hennessy was clearly at fault and would be responsible for harm that they had caused Barker and his
A New York Times article examines the changing of EPA regulations regarding toxic chemicals. Despite scientists warning that certain chemicals cause birth defects, cancer, and other health issues, the EPA has made it harder to evaluate the effects of these chemicals and thus regulate them. The deregulation has been spearheaded by a representative of the chemical industry, who now holds a high position in the EPA. The decision to deregulate chemicals that pose a danger to the public is a prime example of the trend that government increasingly caters to powerful interests. As discussed in class, politicians often partake in behavior that is detrimental to the public at large in order to benefit wealthy corporations.
The moral challenges of driverless cars.Communications of the ACM, 58(8), 19-20. This article talks about the moral challenge between driverless cars and drivable cars. The article introduces how driverless cars can out preform normal cars because, the driverless car will have greater perceptive abilities, better reaction times, and will not suffer from distractions (from eating or texting, drowsiness, or physical emergencies such as a driver having a heart attack or a stroke). Also the article states that 90% of crashes are due to human