The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.” Do the job well, whether serving fast food to hungry customers, driving a cab, cleaning a hotel room, pouring concrete for road building, organizing an off-site miniconference for the office, or anything else.
The work may be for pay, but in this view, honest work done well offers compensation beyond money.
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Students are encouraged to email questions to Rimah Jaber, MA, Interim Director of Academic Programs, Center for Ethics Education, Rose Hill Campus.
Does the study of economics itself discourage moral behavior?
After a rough day at work, or when the bills come due, many of us feel what Henry David Thoreau meant when he wrote in 1854: “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” Indeed, philosophers since the time of Aristotle have drawn a line separating economic life from a life that is virtuous or well lived.Even in the earliest years of my life, these rules seemed fairly basic and simple to understand.The scripture basically told me not to kill, steal, lie, disobey my parents, or be jealous of what my neighbors and friends had.My morals are based on what I believe is right and wrong and they are not negotiable.If I know, in my heart, that something is wrong, I will not try to come up with reasons to make it right.Because of this, I will do my best to find a partner who I am confident will be by my side for a lifetime.My morals and values are a number of core values that my parents taught me, as well as many that I developed throughout my life experiences.Some organized religions use people's faith to justify the exact opposite of what was intended.I feel that religion has become too involved in economics and politics.In today's society, people are far too influenced by money and class.Class and race barriers that keep many people in b ...