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Ethics for the Real World: Creating a Personal Code to Guide Decisions in Work and Life by Bill Birchard, Clinton D. Korver, Ronald A. Howard

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NOTES

Introduction

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Saint Thomas Aquinas quote: See Saint Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica, prima secundæ partis, question 95, article 1.

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Zogby international poll: The Zogby poll, “U.S. Public Widely Distrusts Its Leaders,” was released on May 23, 2006. As of this writing, it was available at http://www.zogby.com/search/ReadNews.dbm?ID=1116.

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Research by Philip Zimbardo: Zimbardo has conducted and gathered a fascinating collection of research showing how situations induce average people to do evil deeds. Situations, says Zimbardo, have a way of knocking out thinking processes, suspending “conscience, self-awareness, sense of personal responsibility, obligation, commitment, liability, morality and analyses in terms of costs/benefits of given ...

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