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HONESTY When I think of someone's reputation, I usually first think of his or her honesty and how trustworthy they are. If someone tells another person they can trust him or her, then they mean that the person is someone who tells the truth, keeps their word, and does whatever they say they are going to do. When I decide whether or not I want to be a friend to someone I judge them on how trustworthy there are.Honesty is a good characteristic of anyone's reputation, and one that should be valued very much. Honesty is usually a good reputation's greatest possession, as well as its greatest armor for staying good. Whatever other good traits someone possesses, they do not help the reputation
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HONESTY It is not usually in a person's nature to be honest. Honesty does not come naturally but it can be developed. Honesty is necessary for the survival of a person in a group of people and to prevent possible conflict. Honesty makes it possible for people to live together. Some people seem to be honest to those they are close to but dishonest to outsiders. Their dishonesty hits so many others that it effects the entire society. A person who is honest shows integrity, sincerity, and is genuine. An honest person implies truthfulness, fairness, and the refusal of fraud. They return lost goods that they may come across to the Lost and Found or to the person the goods belong
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Honesty Last year I saw something that shocked me. I was so flabbergasted when I read about a nationwide survey titled "The Day America Told the Truth" 93% of Americans admitted that they lie "regularly and habitually" at work and 35% admitted they have had or were currently having an affair which they were keeping secret from their mates. Lying is saying or withholding information in order to manipulate someone's opinion of you. The fact is that everyone lies. We are always telling some kind of story, building a case for ourselves and trying to put on a best face. We're trying to prove we're good little boys and girls and that we're knowledgeable. There's a popular quote that says, "Nobody
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Essay on Honesty Imagine this: You are at a MacDonald's drive through. You have ordered only one cheese burger, but when you drive up to the collection window, the young trainee hands you a big bag filled with food and a handful of change. There are two options, do you, A; tell the young trainee that you only ordered a cheese burger, (which costed you only $1.90) and give back to him the big bag of food and handful of change? Or do you, B; say thank you to the young trainee and drive off happily with the huge bag of food and all the change, feeling lucky that the trainee made a mistake with your order.Of course, the first action suggested above, (A) is the honest and truthful way to
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Defining Honesty Winston Churchill once said, "Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had
happened." Everyone has in mind that honesty is being truthful in
everything. Honesty is the most important thing a person should
possess. He should adhere to till his death. Then People will respect
one and the feelings of that are priceless. An honest person is the
richest person in the world. He does not have to worry about anything
or lie because the truth is the truth.
The dictionary defines honesty as
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Importance of Maintaining Academic HonestyAbstract:This paper has been written to showcase the importance of practicing Academic Honesty in one's life; it manly focuses on the advantages and the good points of following it, tells about the ways how it can really motivate students and help them to be a good human being. It also tells about the practices being followed in this area and how they are prevailing and what are the steps that could be taken to minimize their effect.Maintaining academic honesty is not the single responsibility of a student only but also a requirement for the academic staff and the administration with the responsibility of monitoring and controlling such acts
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When we discuss about the honesty in medicine, there will be multitudinous facts regarding this topic. First things first. Honesty in medicine is a fundamental pillar as well as cornerstone of our profession as a doctor who works in medical field. Honesty plays a crucial role in the field of medicine. In medicine, we are often the one who deliver the brutal honesty to our patients. In order to relieve the fears and anxieties of the patients, should physicians choose not to tell the naked truth to them? This may seem uncomplicated but it is actually a ticklish question. Nearly one third of physicians do not agree that medical erroneousness or other predicaments should be disclosed to
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In our society there excites a general feeling of distrust. We live in a culture of false advertising and as a result we don’t know who we can trust. People are constantly afraid that the government, corporations and media, are lying to them. Stephen L. Carter’s article The Insufficiency of Honesty, captured my attention because it addressed this issue at its core and left me contemplating the issue of integrity vs. honesty. Currently, there is an outcry for honesty. But in truth honesty is not enough and not quit what we are looking for. Honesty is often used to deceive, to induce harm and to avert blame. What people are really searching for is integrity. Carter’s article address the
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In the play Othello, by Shakespeare, one of Shakespeare’s main themes is “honesty.” We see very little instances in the play where pure honesty is played out. In Steve Cassal’s essay, he examines “honesty” in the play, and how this virtue is expressed in the characters. The play conceals true honesty until it ultimately is revealed after tragic events occur. Through the play, Shakespeare uncovers that true honesty is rare because nobody is purely honest until tragedy strikes.
Iago, the most villainous of the characters, is seen as disguising his honesty with wicked acts. Ironically, Iago is described by many of the characters as, “honest Iago,” even though that is a completely false
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Honesty is not the best policy, and being vain is not something to be ashamed of. However, too much of either of these things and you have a problem. There has to be an balance in your life of the two to get a positive result. Literature provides us with multitudes of examples on each scenario, whether it’s too much vanity, too much honesty, or the perfect balance of the two.
One example of when a character chooses vanity over honesty with themselves is demonstrated in The Scarlet Letter written by Nathan Hawthorne. The minister, Dimmesdale, sins against God and has an adulterous relationship which results in a baby. The “Man of God’ gives up his morals, and, instead, chooses to hold on to
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According to the Salvation Army, "charity begins at home." The Salvation Army realized that it had a problem with theft among its kettle workers, the people who collect money for the Army during Christmas season. Apparently, some of the kettlers were helping themselves to the Army's money before the organization had a chance to give it out. To put a stop to this problem the Salvation Army along with other business organizations implemented the use of honesty tests for prospective employers, which would aim at flushing out potential troublemakers.Honesty tests also measure an applicant's tendency toward drug use and violence. All three categories: honesty, drugs, and violence play are key
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Honesty Is The Best Policy The main message of his presentation was to teach the class the importance of Honesty. He pointed out that there are several different aspects of honesty. The common misconception is that honesty only involves not telling a lie. This is not the case as Brett pointed out, honesty involves telling your friends the truth even if it means hurting their feeling, having academic integrity, and acting in good faith.The first key point of his presentation was general honesty. An example he used to illustrate this was if a friend asks you how he looks in a sweater. A lot of times a friend will tell their friend they look good no matter what they really look like because
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Honesty and integrity are two major core Catholic and humanist values that many students in modern times seem to lack. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, honesty is defined as "the quality of being fair and truthful." Honesty plays a huge role in our society and daily lives. Honesty is a key characteristic that makes up a person, and defines who they truly are. Usually, if a person is very honest, which according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary means, “the quality of being honest and fair.” As you can see, the definition of honesty and integrity go hand in hand. Just as Spencer Johnson tells us, “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people
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system at the University's. It states "Our honor system routinely rewards cheaters and punishes honesty." This statement could be true, but according to the research the authors have put together, the University's with the Honor code rituals had a smaller percentage of students cheating. It makes sense to say that it punishes students that are honest, because they make bad grades when they don't prepare for tests. When the cheaters make good grades for using their cheat cheats on tests, it only hurts them in the long run, while helping their grades in the present.It's hard to say how to advise a professor how to get away from the students who cheat. There are always the few kids who will find a
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which [he] has unaffected scorn (Page 6)." He revered Gatsby's optimism and perseverance. However, Gatsby did not live up to Nick's moral values and so Nick did not accept the job. Although this is an indirect way of displaying his disapproval for Gatsby, Nick never confronts his friend about his ethical values. Nick's passiveness in dealing with a situation he obviously disapproves of makes him dishonest. Had he been honest, he would have been upfront about the matter and voiced his opinion. This reservation of the truth which Nick possesses makes him conform with the majority of society. Most people are dishonest. They sacrifice their honesty to fit in with the rest. This is not always a
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Honesty can be defined as free of deceit and untruthfulness; sincere. In Shakespeare’s
play, “Othello”, honesty has a very ironic pat. The theme of this play is basically all about
honesty and trust. Throughout “Othello” you will be able to notice the irony of how honesty is
used. It all begins when Othello put Michael Cassio, who is not as experienced of a soldier as
lieutenant over Iago. Iago is very jealous of Cassio and has hatred toward Iago that he starts
coming up with plans to ruin Othello and Michael Cassio. First off Iago wants to frame
Desdamonia making it seem as if she is having an affair with Cassio. Iago is very smart and
knows since he is trusted by Othello that
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18 April 2014
Topic: Is honesty always the best policy?
Should one always speak the truth? Is telling the truth at all times the better option? Consider a person who is a. This person is likely to have a good reputation and be trusted by others. Furthermore, he or she will never be caught in a lie. On the other hand, consider both the act of lying and the person who lies. Lying is defined as “believing or thinking one thing and consciously expressing another” (Shibles). One lies by expressing something other than what he or she thinks or believes. Lies could be told for various reasons. The primary reason is to conceal the truth. A person
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Truth and Honesty in the MediaIn a world surrounded by mass media, we depend on truthful and honest information to form accurate conceptions of current events and issues. Journalists, editors, producers and broadcasters should do their best to convey information that reflects the truth. Truth and the public's right to information should be the basic foundation for all journalists. One reason for the importance of truth in the media is that it demonstrates a respect for people as ends rather than as tools to be manipulated. In other words, it is not used to influence or control society but rather to benefit it. The public depends on the media to discover and report societal problems and
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In “The Death of Honesty,” William Damon raises the concern that current apathy towards increasing dishonesty threatens democracy. In this essay taken from the online volume “Endangered Virtues ” published by the Hoover Institute in 2012, Damon initially concedes that there are situations where lying could be considered acceptable. However, with that being acknowledged, he transitions to his main premise that honesty is losing its importance in society and will lead to its downfall, and he cites examples in politics, law, journalism, and business in contemporary society where dishonesty is expected, and even, condoned. Damon finally directs his remarks pointedly at teachers and current
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What is honesty? To me honesty is to tell the truth and not to lie to others and be fair. Honesty is a good quality trait for someone to have which tells a lot about their personality. Honesty is a characteristic that I have because of hearing in school about being honest, the experience I had as a child, and most important the example my parents gave me.
There are many factors that led me to develop the characteristics of being honest. One was the influence I had during school. In school they had rules and honesty was one of the most important ones. The rules were really reinforced so in the classrooms there was one poster of the rules and all the students had to know them. I
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individual is not the focus of the behavioral change, but rather the punishment in the public eye in order to keep individuals from deviance in the future. Specific deterrence focuses on individual deviant and the attempts to correct his/her behavior.
The honor system or honesty system is a philosophical way of varied endeavors based on trust, honor, and honesty. A person involved in the honor system has a strong concept of breaking or going against it. The negatives include community shame, loss of stature, and loss of a personal integrity and pride in extreme situations. They are more likely to do the good thing even when no one is looking or is around to witness their actions.
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Honesty is the best policy, this well know statement not even followed by its preachers nowadays holds close to no value in the minds of most today. Honesty seems to have faded to the back of our minds allowing us to forget of its importance and find justification in every lie we tell, and not until a lie generates a negative effect will it be deemed unjustified and immoral.Truth throughout time has been deemed highly respected and at times in small anecdotes able to save someones life. In the story of Joseph, the boy with a robe of many colors, betrayed by his brothers and sold, believes his brothers are lying when they, pleading for grain to feed all their family
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will take five main lessons with me as I journey through my studies at Axia College. These skills are as follows: conducting successful library and internet searches, upholding academic honesty, developing effective study skills, managing time wisely, and setting and achieving goals.Setting and achieving goals:First and foremost I believe that setting and achieving goals is the most important place to start. Most of us had some sort of goal in mind when we made the decision to sign up for these classes. However most of us did not sit down and decide on a plan of action to meet those goals. In order to successfully achieve goals we must have short term goals and a deadline to meet them. Then
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. Hester could have had resentment of Pearl because without her then there would have been no proof of the adultery. Hawthorne stated, “But she named the infant ‘Pearl,’ as being of great price, purchased with all she had,-her mother’s only treasure!” (The Scarlet Letter, 499). Hester named her baby Pearl because her infant was her priceless treasure and all she had in this world. Hester moved on with her life because of Pearl. Having Pearl gave Hester the strength to overcome the shame, guilt and loneliness.
The character Pearl is much different from all the other characters in part because of her honesty and truthfulness. Pearl makes the letter “A” and puts it over her heart where her
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Integrity can be defined as "an uncompromising adherence to a code of moral, artistic or other values, utter sincerity, honesty and candor, avoidance of deception, expediency, artificiality or shallowness of any kind" (The Penguin Concise English Dictionary). In simpler words this means to maintain high standards and follow the rules, even when no one is watching. Integrity is very important in our everyday life if we wish to be good people. Certain people feel that in order to advance themselves in life they need to break certain rules, such as rules that are decreed on examination booklets.
Academic honesty and integrity is a necessary ingredient for school systems to evaluate their
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This essay will be examining why nursing students need to demonstrate a high level of honesty and academic integrity in there work. The discussion for this essay will look at why academic honesty and integrity is so important, what is considered academic dishonesty and how can it be managed; and how this can effect clinical situations.
Academic honesty is defined as the use of one's own work, this includes thoughts, materials and workings, in the endeavours of writing papers, taking exams (online or campus based), and other assessable material (Harder, 2014). Academic integrity is the ethical policy of academia. This includes values such as prevention of plagiarism; upholding a high
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Nick From The Great Gatsby said, "Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have every known." After reading the beginning of this book, I have concluded that Nick was either mistaken or lying. Though Nick appears to be a good guy, he does not know what true honesty is. Many of his actions prove him to be dishonest and morally wrong.Nick believes that honesty means being a good person, and having nothing to hide. This is not true though. For example, when Tom openly had an affair on his wife, he did not show honesty. He did not hide that he was having an affair. He was not honest; he was shameless. Honesty
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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby takes place during the 1920s, also known as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, extreme materialism is the greatest value in the society of the 1920s. This extreme materialism is more important than moral values, to pursue wealth and spending money on material things is the main ideal of the Jazz Age. While everybody in this period of time seeks wealth and physical necessities, the idea of the American dream and the sense of moral standards begin to diminish or even diminish completely. F Scott Fitzgerald makes evident distinctions of moral principles and values of honesty in Nick, and dishonesty in Jordan Baker.
Nick Carraway , the
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Integrity and HonestyIntegrity can be defined as "an uncompromising adherence to a code of moral, artistic or other values, utter sincerity, honesty and candor, avoidance of deception, expediency, artificiality or shallowness of any kind" (Webster's 3rd New International Dictionary 1174). In simpler words this means to maintain high standards and follow the rules, even when no one is watching. Integrity is very important in our everyday life if we wish to be good people. The sad thing is that if you ask some people what integrity means to them they will probably tell you that it doesn't mean much and some may not even know what integrity is. Certain people feel that in order to get ahead in
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Intellectual honesty is an applied method to present and discuss facts in unbiased, fair and open-minded manner. In the seventeenth century, William Harvey published his work The Circulation of the Blood. His publication became revolutionary not only because of its scientific contributions, but also because it demonstrated a great example of intellectual honesty, a valuable disposition required for all scholars and scientists. Through his work The Circulation of the Blood, William Harvey expressed intellectual honesty in three different ways: how conventional beliefs did not interfere with his search of truth; how he acknowledged and accepted other relevant publications; and how he defended
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John Steinbeck was, for the most part, successful in celebrating the honesty, courage, and dreams of ordinary people, even though I don't particularly agree with the honesty part. He shows the values of courage and dreams in his characters, but his characters aren't necessarily honest. In fact, a few of the key characters lied about a lot of things throughout the book. They may not be big things but they are lies nonetheless.Steinbeck was very successful in celebrating the courage of common man when at the end of the book when George had the courage to kill Lennie, and give up his dream and his best friend. He loved Lennie and yet he had the heart to kill him and save him from the
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difficult things to do. The authors state that the higher a leader climbs, the less likely that people are to be honest with them due to the fear of repercussions. This hard reality is contrary to how school leaders should be operating. They need the support of both the staff and the stakeholders. They should welcome and reward honesty that is in the best interest of the schools and children that attend them. In today’s world where there is constant and immediate access to information coupled with a “gotcha” mentality, schools must be honestly transparent. In the words of Mark Twain, “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
This book reinforces many of the concepts
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Honesty at the Mercy of Disguise. In Shakespeare's King Lear the element of disguise is literal. Through out his play Shakespeare demonstrates that disguise can be detrimental and helpful. King Lear falls for each form of disguise as it presents itself to him. Lear fails to recognize the truth, which ultimately brings upon his demise. Gloucester, Lear's parallel, also fails to notice his son in disguise, leading to his mental downfall. Gloucester's son, Edmund disguises his deceit and treacherous plans, by pawning his "legitimate [brother] Edgar," (I, II, 16), forcing him into disguise. Edgar disguises himself as a mad beggar, to protect himself from his father, who sees him as an
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William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Othello, is the depiction of the spiraling downfall of the Venetian general as he falls victim to the destructive consequences of another man’s envy. The story is ultimately fueled by the vindictive nature of the antagonist, Iago, as he attempts to seek revenge on Othello for promoting another man as his lieutenant. It is suggested that, prior to the story, Iago was an honest and trusted character; however, with feelings of degradation and even humiliation, Iago twists his seemingly “good” characteristics and assets, such as intuition, perception, and cunning, into tools of evil and betrayal. The antagonist acts as a puppet master as he fabricates
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In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein the critical essay “Lesbian Panic and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” (“Lesbian Panic”) by Frann Michel approaches Frankenstein from a gender perspective and applies Adrienne Rich’s lesbian continuum, the “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence” where female relationships, mother-daughter/sisters/female friendships which all fall under the umbrella of lesbian relations, to the relationships that are present in Frankenstein. Frann Michel clarifies through her essay that any work of literature that takes a critical point of view of heterosexual relationships is, in fact, a lesbian text. Michel states that in Frankenstein the motion of lesbian panic is
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In Zora Hurston's, short story, "The Conscience of the Court", she explores the value of loyalty and honestly. She also examines how these qualities effect the way others can perceive an individual and the trust that these qualities enable others to convey towards those that express them. This text shows the loyalty that a black woman holds for her employer and the trust that the two share during a time of turmoil and general distrust of blacks by whites. "The Conscience of the Court" is unusual because it depicts an uneducated black woman triumphing over a white bigot in a situation and time period in which an unspoken rule places the law on the white man's side. Hurston expresses her
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Naturalism is a literary style that displays action or thought that is derived exclusively from natural desires and instincts (The Reader's Digest Great Encyclopedic Dictionary, p. 901). John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men contains several instances of this element. Some of these are found when Lennie breaks Curley's hand, when Lennie kills Curley's wife, and when George kills Lennie.
When Lennie breaks Curley's hand, Lennie's honesty is contrasted with Curley's hotheadedness and arrogance. "Then Curley's rage exploded. . . . He crouched cowering against the wall. 'You tol' me to, George,' he said miserably,"(Steinbeck 68). This scene contributes to the novel the
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Honesty is a very abstract word. It is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “adherence to the facts; refusal to lie, steal or deceive in any way.” But, what ‘honesty’ exactly means? Some would say that honesty means not telling lies, not committing crimes or living a life according to what law says. To be honest, it is a manifestation of the truth, and the facts behind are just a consequence of being honest. In a simple way, honesty is not only to tell the truth, but also to live the truth.
Honesty is based on the truth, and the most general sign of this is not telling lies. Even the most simple and “inoffensive” lie could become problematic. For instance, my friend Tania was
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Is utilitarianism able to account for the importance of justice and honesty? Be sure to discuss both rule and act utilitarianism. Do either of these accounts work? Explain your answer.
Justice and Honesty: Rules in Utilitarianism Reconsidered
Utilitarianism, with the Principle of Utility or Greatest Happiness Principle being its core, is a consequentialist theory which attaches the greatest importance to the consequences of each action. While acting justly and honestly may not always bring the best consequences, some criticize its conflicts between traditional moral rules or virtues, such as justice and honesty.
To answer the challenge, it is essential to distinguishing two
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Nick Carraway as Honest Liar in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
"Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known" (Fitzgerald Gatsby 64). So writes Nick Carraway in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, characterizing himself in opposition to the great masses of humanity as a perfectly honest man. The honesty that Nick attributes to himself must be a nearly perfect one, by dint of both its rarity and its "cardinal" nature; Nick asserts for himself that he is among the most honest people he has ever encountered. Events in the book, however, do not bear this self-characterization out
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What are three qualities necessary for a positive friendship? That’s a tough question, because there are so many. I sit down and thought about this question for a while before I finally come up with the three I was going to use. I picked loyalty, honest and respectful. The reasons I picked these is, if you have a friend or a so called friend that don’t have these qualities they aren’t a true friend. I have had a friend that don’t meet these qualities and that’s not a true friendship. These are just a few reasons why I picked loyalty, honesty, and respect.
First I picked loyalty. I picked loyalty for a few reasons. One reason is if you have a friend you want to be able to tell them anything
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ValuePersonal SourceJustify the Value's Position in the List. Include any challenges to employing these values consistently when making personal and organizational decisions.RelationshipThe foundation of all relationships delivers the expectations of the decision. When making a business related decision the relationship of the individual or corporation plays a key part in the direction of decision and where the companies would like the relationship to evolve to. If there is not a solid foundation in the relationship including all aspects of trust, honesty and dependability then the relationship is corrupt and it is hard to build a loyal relationship in the corporate world and in the
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One could not imagine a life without friends. Friends bring about a sense of balance in one’s life and allow one to enjoy life fully. As Samuel Johnson remarks, “True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and choice.” Friends are not quite like anyone else in one’s life, one is apprehensive in others lives, concerns, and general well-being. Friends make others feel superior, are attentive, and long to be around under any circumstances. With time, the result of such qualities allows a relationship to be factual, blissful, emotionally stable, and have a unique bond. A friend “for a lifetime” provides respect, integrity, loyalty, and honesty in a relationship
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There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. These families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as a mediocre family value may seem poor to someone else and vice-versa. These family values differ from family to family world-wide. The most significant values are family unity, honesty and education.Family unity, is a family being together in blissful harmony on holidays. Family unity is regardless how bad a situation may be it will bring us closer together and make our bond stronger. Family unity is my family watching me grow from infancy to
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Family ValuesThere are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. These families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as a mediocre family value may seem poor to someone else and vice-versa. These family values differ from family to family worldwide. The most significant values are family unity, honesty and education.Family unity is a family being together in blissful harmony on holidays. Family unity is regardless how bad a situation may be it will bring us closer together and make our bond stronger. Family unity is my family watching me grow from
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When raising a child one is taught values by their families that they feel are important for their child to have. I believe that family values consist of certain actions and qualities that are important to a family to uphold. Values that are important in my family are honesty, trust and to have respect for others. Each of these values is equally important in my family. They played a big role into making me the person I am now.
Growing up in my family taught me that honesty is the best policy. When I would get into trouble as a child I would often try to lie to my mom thinking that would save me from being punished. I soon learned that lying would only get me into more trouble than I was
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Personal essay is a narrative that focuses on a theme about the author or author's life and is supported by a variety of events from the author's own experience. As a kind of informal essay, the personal essay is so popular due to its unique characteristics such as "conversational element", "contrarious role", "humor", "Irony", "honesty", "vulnerability" and "self-disclosure". Among these qualities, "honesty", "vulnerability" and "self-disclosure" are essential in order to be successful in the personal essay and these three elements are clearly shown in Woolf's, Orwell's, and Forester's essays.First of all, being honest is the basic principle of ethic in the personal essay. According to
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INTRODUCTION: Should we tell the truth or not? Within the text that question will be answered. Some people believe that honesty is the best policy, but is that really true? I have done a lot of research and found out what is really right to do. As you may know, in the Bible it says to tell the truth, but how come no one obeys this rule. It is even one of the ten commandments “thou shall not lie”!
Have you ever lied about someone or something in your life? I know I have. Did you also know that lying is a sin? Well it sure is. Lying is when you tell someone something false about someone or something you did. Lying may seem like a horrible thing to do, but is it really. I mean, do you
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character traits you learn from literature will make you one of the best surgeons around.
Being honest is one of the, if not the most important character traits a surgeon should possesses. And, the only way to learn honesty, is from literature. "Honesty inspires trust." (Packer 3). When patients, and coworkers, trust you they will be more relaxed, making your job easier. Honesty also lead to achievement in your surgical career. "Honesty, if we live by the rule of honesty...we can go down the road of achievement." (Tipton 2). Honesty will only help you. Once you are honest your life and career will be easier. Another example where honesty is the only option is in literature. "The Boy Who Cried
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Family ValuesThe concept of "family values" is rooted in each individual culture thus making the values different for different societies. In addition, cultures change over time in response to economic, political, and cultural developments. Therefore, "family values" vary from household to household, from country to country, and from generation to generation. There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living. Some families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as mediocre may seem poor to someone else and vice-versa. I think the most significant values of the family are unity, honesty and